Overview on prevalent cancers in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, November 15, 2013 – Cancer takes away lives of around 13,200 people in Hong Kong every year. With up-to-date medical technology, some cancers are more preventable or treatable than the others. Harpal Kumar, Chief Executive Officer of Cancer Research UK, a pioneer cancer research institution, provided an overview on prevalent cancers in Hong Kong and the region.

Among the audience were students from Sha Tin Government Secondary School.