Medical research and innovation has succeeded in cutting down the risk and death toll posed by the life-threatening and deadly types of cancers. Statistics reveal that over the past few decades, the number of cancer-related deaths has declined by 23% and continues to decline as we speak.
Research reveals that certain types of cancers, including prostate, lung, breast and colorectal, have seen a steady decline, and their death tolls have also dropped over the years. There are several new ground-breaking screening and diagnosing techniques, and it is true that regular screening sessions have succeeded in saving countless lives, there are still certain horribly deadly types of cancers that medical science has failed to diagnose and cure successfully.
Here are the top 6 deadliest forms of cancers, along with survival rates, risk factors and symptoms: