Male 50% cancer risk by 2027

Half of all British men are likely to be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime by the year 2027, experts predict.

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Report: Half of men to get cancer by 2027

Half of all British men are likely to be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime by the year 2027, experts predict.

Experts have warned that one in two men will get cancer by 2027 Credit: Science photo library

Men in the UK currently have a 44% chance of developing the disease.

Women's risk is also expected to increase from 40% to 44% in the next 15 years.

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