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[New Entry by Anya Plutynski on May 7, 2019.] Cancer is a worldwide epidemic. It is the first or second leading cause of death before age 70 in ninety-one countries, as of 2015. According to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, "there will be an estimated 18.1 million new cancer cases and 9.6 million cancer deaths in 2018," and cancer is expected to be the "leading cause of death in every country of the world in the 21st century" (Bray, et al., 2018). While overall cancer...

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News source: Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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