10 cancers most likely to be found by accident

At least 4% of diagnosed cancer cases are 'incidentalomas', say UK researchers
Clare Pain
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So-called incidentalomas ⁠— cancers that are found by accident ⁠— are becoming more common as the population ages and with increasing use of imaging and other investigations.

But just how common are they? And which cancers tend to be picked up?