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I highly recommend this book:
Mukherjee, S. (2011). The emperor of all maladies: a biography of cancer. Simon and Schuster.
Bianconi, E., Piovesan, A., Facchin, F., Beraudi, A., Casadei, R., Frabetti, F., … & Perez-Amodio, S. (2013). An estimation of the number of cells in the human body. Annals of human biology, 40(6), 463-471.
Hanahan, D., & Weinberg, R. A. (2000). The hallmarks of cancer. cell,100(1), 57-70.
Zeng, C., Wen, W., Morgans, A. K., Pao, W., Shu, X. O., & Zheng, W. (2015). Disparities by Race, Age, and Sex in the Improvement of Survival for Major Cancers: Results From the National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program in the United States, 1990 to 2010. JAMA Oncology, 1(1), 88-96.
Cancer statistics used:
Causes of death and life expectancy:
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