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The first ever study to evaluate the cost of cancer in Europe has found that the disease cost €126 billion in 2009.

That is the total economic cost of cancer across the 27 countries of the EU, researchers from Oxford University and King's College London report. Cancer in Germany, France, Italy, and the UK together accounted for just over two-thirds of the cost.

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