Lung cancer has become the most lethal form of the disease for women in the UK, new figures have shown.
Overtaking breast cancer, the lung cancer death rate among women in the UK now stands at 21 per 100,000 women.
Scientists predict that by 2015 it will be the main cause of women's cancer death in Europe.
Overall, cancer mortality has fallen by around five per cent.
More top news
Paramedics, police and hospitals are braced for Black Eye Friday - an annual surge in the amount of booze being sold.
The majority of motorists want to see tighter restrictions on the amount drivers can drink, a survey has revealed.
A cheap over-the-counter painkiller taken by millions of people in Britain every day could have the hidden benefit of slowing down ageing.