Health: Coronavirus update, Cancer trends

Published on 18 Feb 2020, 18:02
The latest on the COV-19 outbreak, students in Wuhan speak to VOA via Skype about life in quarantine during the Coronavirus COV19 outbreak.

A new World Health Organization (WHO) report warns that, if current trends continue, the world will see a 60 per cent increase in cancer cases over the next two decades.

A lot of people are surviving cancer because new treatments are so effective. But there's one thing that stands in the way for many people, and that's having the money to pay for the drugs to fight their cancer. This includes people in the U.S. VOA's Carol Pearson reports that at least one hospital is working to make cancer treatment more affordable.

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