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In 2011, colorectal cancer has taken over lung cancer and became the most common cancer in Hong Kong.
Breast cancer is the third most common cancer in Hong Kong.
Gallbladder cancer is relatively rare – 340 cases were diagnosed in the HK in 2011.
There is strong evidence that drinking alcohol increases the risk of liver cancer.
In 2011, it was the second most common cancer in the HK with 4,401 new cases registered.
This type of cancer is the seventh most common cancer in Hong Kong. In 2011, 862 new cases were diagnosed.
As with all cancers, the risk of developing prostate cancer depends on a number of factors and varies from person to person.