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China grapples with economic burden of cancers

Cancer incidence in China has doubled in last two decades; govt looking for ways to boost insurance coverage for such diseases

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AS ONE of China's wave of entrepreneurs, Xiao Caiyu built and ran a small pork business with her husband that allowed her to squirrel away a nest egg of more than 30,000 yuan (S$6,400).

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AS ONE of China's wave of entrepreneurs, Xiao Caiyu built and ran a small pork business with her husband that allowed her to squirrel away a nest egg of more than 30,000 yuan (S$6,400). A diagnosis of cervical cancer wiped that out in months. Her family, now deeply in debt,

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