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Charity: '1 in 2' to get cancer

In just seven years' time almost one out of every two people will be expected to get cancer during their lifetime, a charity has warned. Macmillan Cancer Support has projected that by 2020, 47% of people in the UK will be diagnosed with the disease.

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Charity: Half of Britons living in 2020 will get cancer

Almost half the number of people in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer by the year 2020, a charity has warned.

Macmillan Cancer Support said the stark rise in the number of people who get, and survive, cancer poses a "herculean" challenge to the NHS.

ITV News reporter Romilly Weeks has the story:

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