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Italy invests too little in the prevention of tumors


Italy spends only €5 billion each year to prevent tumors. Which amounts to only 4.2% of the total healthcare system budget, instead of the 5% ceiling that had been established by the Essential Levels ...

Historical decline in cancer mortality in Italy


For the first time in Italy, cancer deaths are decreasing. In 2013 they were 176,217: 1,134 units less than in 2012 when they were 177,351. The reasons of this historic decline are many. Among ...

The number of women developing breast cancer is increasing


In Italy, the number of cases of breast cancer is increasing. In 2016, they were 50,000: 2,000 more than in 2015. However death rates for female breast cancer are steadily declining, particularly in the ...