Cancer Will Soon Cost Trillions

Yesterday, we found out cancer will overtake heart disease as the world’s number one killer by 2010, with 27 million cancer cases by 2030. And now, a new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute reveals the total financial expense and human cost, i.e. the price of years of life lost, will reach $1.472 trillion in 2020, up from 2000’s $960.7 billion figure; via HealthDay News.