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Within 10 years there will be 24 million new cancer sufferers - this is how to care for all them

Syrian girl Rahma (L) sits on a bed next to her grandmother Um Ahmad, as she receives treatment for cancer at Damascus Children's Hospital in Damascus, Syria, March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki             SEARCH "CANCER CHILDREN" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. - RC1FB34FFBE0

'We cannot ignore that income inequality and disparities in care fuel cancer’s prevalence' Image: REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Susanne Schaffert Phd
President, Novartis Oncology
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