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Merck Oncology at ASCO

Merck is pleased to participate in the Annual 2015 ASCO Meeting. Please click here to see a full list of abstracts being presented. Visit to learn more about the conference. 

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Cancer Facts

    • There were 14.1 million new cancer cases worldwide and 8.2 million cancer-related deaths in 2012
    • In the U.S. alone, an estimated 13 million people are living with cancer
    • WHO expects that by 2030, over 20 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed each year

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