By 2050, cancer will hardly kill anyone under 80, researchers say

January 19, 2015 3:40 PM

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By 2050, cancer will hardly kill anyone under 80, researchers say

Today, cancers are "becoming either preventable or effectively curable," a researcher notes—and that means that by 2050, hardly anyone under 80 will die of such diseases, a study says.

"This is a projection of what is already happening," the researcher, David Taylor, says, according to Metro. "Lifestyle changes," "protective technologies," and improved therapies will pave the way, the study notes.

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