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Higher cancer numbers on Island not cause for concern

Charity's awareness tour ends today

Higher numbers of cancer cases on the Island, compared to the UK, are due to more reliable data and an older population.

That's from the chair of the Isle of Man Anti-Cancer Association, Dr Malcolm Clague.

It's as the charity's 'Awareness Ambulance' has been travelling around the Island speaking to people and taking blood pressure.

The final day of the awareness ambulance 'tour' in Port Erin takes place from 10am today.

Dr Clague says we see a higher number of cases here than the UK - but that shouldn't be a cause for concern:

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