Free Press Journal
  • TEDx Gateway 2018: Dr Bronwyn King, of Tobacco Free Portfolios, is leading an inspirational fight against lung cancer

    Lung cancer is today the world’s leading cause of cancer death. It kills many more from cardiovascular and respiratory diseases (some six million a year) and is forecast to kill a billion by the end of this century, on average about 12 years early. Dr Bronwyn King’s Tobacco Free Portfolios works collaboratively with finance leaders across the globe to encourage them to reconsider commercial relationships with the tobacco industry and stand in

  • Middle-income countries bear maximum brunt of cancer deaths

    Toronto: Of the eight million cancer deaths worldwide in 2012, five million occurred in middle-income countries and 500,000 in low-income countries, says a new study led by an Indian-origin researcher.