Scientists have explained why women get cancer more often

Among men, the number of cancer patients on average less than among women. This is reported by British scientists in the Cancer Research UK material.

According to experts, this can be explained by the fact that malignant tumors frequently occur in the female body — breast, uterus, cervix. In addition, each year the number of Smoking and consuming alcohol women, and bad habits are often the cause of cancer.

Experts predict that over the next 20 years the number of cases of cancer among women will increase to 6 times faster than males: in males, the percentage growth will be about 0.5, and women — 3%.

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