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1.5 Million Lives Spared by Cancer Death Reduction in 20 Years, Study Says

More than 1.5 million lives were spared thanks to a nationwide ... too little exercise could decrease cancer rates by an additional 40 percent in the next 20 years, he said. Brawley said most of the p... read more

Cancer death rate dropped nearly 20 percent in 15 years

The death rate due to cancer has declined in the United States in recent years, largely due to better prevention and treatment. In fact, 650,000 lives ... of the reduction in the death rate among wome... read more

Are More People Dying of Cancer?

If the rate of cancer deaths had dropped 1.7 percent between those two years as the current study indicates ... rate has been the reduction of smoking in America. Today, only about 15 percent of the p... read more

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Transplant patients have high rate of cancer death

For example, one third of Australian kidney transplant patients will eventually die of cancer many years after their surgery – and a third of these deaths ... people's lives are still being cut short ... read more

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall

"To put this in perspective, the number of lives ... 45 million Americans continue to smoke, for a prevalence rate of about 20 percent, "smoking prevalence is going in the right direction," Jemal said ... read more

Big Gains Against Hep C Possible With Big Investment

In the first study to ... could prevent 15.1 million new hepatitis C infections and 1.5 million cirrhosis and liver cancer deaths by 2030. Compared to 2015, that would be an 80 percent drop in hepatit... read more

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The participants were either current smokers or had stopped within the last 15 years. The study compared the results ... no real benefit in reducing the lung cancer death rate, but CT screening did -- ... read more

The HPV Vaccine Should Be Preventing Cervical Cancer: Can We Tell Whether It Actually Is?

But they aren’t big or long enough to prove that this reduction ... cervical cancer peaks among U.S. women aged 40 to 44 years and few cases of cervical cancer are detected in women younger than age 2... read more

What is California doing to prevent the next major wildfire?

“We’re talking about all this happening in 15 or 20 minutes,” he says. Dubbed the West Fire, Mac Donald estimates the blaze reduced nine neighbouring mobile homes to ash; his own was spared ... study, ... read more

Report: Obesity Rates Will Continue To Grow, Health Care Costs Will Follow

If current obesity rates continue, every state could have an obesity rate above 44 percent by 2030, and most states could have rates higher than 50 percent, the report found (Smith, 9/19). Kaiser Heal... read more

An ecosystem of biomedical innovation

According to a new study published ... American cancer deaths over the last two decades. The number of cancer survivors has more than doubled -- from 6 million to 15 million. Since 1990, cancer patien... read more

India needs 'giant leap' to meet 2030 targets in reducing child mortality rates

India still has the world's highest number of deaths among children under five and newborns, around 1.1 million per year. The new study ... 15 years in advance, some districts will not achieve this ev... read more

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