Cancer kills over one million a year in SE Asia

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Cancer has been targeted as a major killer across South East Asia by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

WHO estimates that 1.1 million people die of the disease each year across eleven countries in the region.

Lung cancer is one of the most widespread cancers.

To mark World Cancer Day on Saturday, Daniel Dickinson spoke to WHO's Dr Renu Garg, a regional adviser for non-communicable diseases based in New Delhi, India.

Duration: 3’19″

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