Cancer - A study published today has shown that in 2019, cancer is expected to kill 1.41 million people in the European Union. The study shows the continuing downward trend in mortality in the European Union since 2014. The probability of dying from cancer is indeed falling. Lung cancer remains the most deadly in both men and women, with 279,000 deaths predicted for 2019. Meanwhile breast cancer mortality rate is expected to drop by 9% this year compared to 2014, in the whole Union except in Poland.