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Nottingham cancer death rate 20% higher than average

More people are diagnosed with cancer in Nottingham with mortality rates 20 per cent higher than the UK average.

Nottingham's cancer death rate 20% higher than average

Cancer cells under a microscope Credit: PA

Nottingham's cancer mortality rates are around 20 per cent higher than the English average.

Smoking related deaths are around 30 per cent higher, and lung cancer 40 per cent. Cancer Research UK are starting a new marketing campaign in the city, aimed at spotting cancer early, encouraging people to visit their GP sooner with any concerns.

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