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1.5 Million Lives Spared by Cancer Death Rate 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

Cancer Treatment Improvements Lead To 20% Drop

The 2009 death rate, which just became available, is 173.1 per 100,000. That’s a 20% decline in cancer death rates from 1991. The report also includes grim news. The ACS estimates 1.6 million American... read more

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Global cancer rates could increase by 50% to 15 million by 2020

World Cancer Report provides clear evidence that action on smoking, diet and infections can prevent one third of cancers, another third can be cured Geneva, 3 April 2003 - Cancer rates could further i... read more

The Terrible Human Cost Of Greece's Bailouts

How does turning a fiscal deficit of 15 ... study, Greece’s case appears to be exceptional. But what is causing these additional deaths? The report says it varies with age: …adverse effects of medical ... read more

Study bolsters evidence that screening reduces lung cancer deaths

The $250-million ... of seven years. The National Cancer Institute announced in November that the CT exams yielded a 20% reduction in deaths from lung cancer. A total of 354 lung cancer deaths had occ... 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

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

Births down, deaths up, according to latest CDC estimates

The declining birth rates are likely driven by a significant reduction in teen ... that the rate of cancer deaths has fallen by nearly two percent in just one year. Similarly, HIV deaths have been in ... read more

Millions of maternal and child lives could be saved every year for less than $5 a person

Credit: Wen-Yan King/Wikipedia By spending less than $5 per person on essential health care services such as contraception, medication for serious illnesses and nutritional supplements, millions of ma... read more

Breast cancer prevention drug gives lasting protection, study finds

And the medication's protective effects against breast cancer appear to last, unabated, for as long as 16 years after a woman stops taking it, a new study says ... estimated 15% of women between the a... read more

Infections cause one in six cancer cases

One in six cancer cases worldwide are caused by infections ... mostly because of cervical cancer, the study said. In terms of deaths, the study authors estimated that 1.5 million of the 7.5 million ca... read more

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