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Lung Cancer Increased 60% Over Past Decade in Beijing

Posted by w_thames_the_d on July 31, 2012

People are dropping like fly s in Beijing. Cancer is on the rise and its not getting better.


But the pollution has reached such levels it can be hard convincing foreign executives to move to the city.

“We can’t get people to move here. Pollution is a big worry, especially if you have children,” said a Beijing-based executive for a large Western financial services firm, who spoke on condition of anonymity. “Beijing is considered a hardship posting nobody wants.”



2 Responses to “Lung Cancer Increased 60% Over Past Decade in Beijing”

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