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The cancer death rate has dropped again. Here's why.

Over nearly a quarter-century, the mortality rate has fallen 26 percent, resulting in almost 2.4 million fewer deaths than if peak rates had continued. But the report, released Thursday, shows that .. ... read more

Good news: The cancer death rate has dropped again

Over nearly a quarter-century, the mortality rate has fallen 26 percent, resulting in almost 2.4 million fewer deaths than if peak rates had continued. But the report, released Thursday, shows that .. ... read more

American Cancer Society report shows improvements needed in cancer prevention

She said such measures have helped ... Planning shows there were 242 lung cancer deaths in the 14-county Southwest Public Health District last year, including 47 in Dougherty, 32 in Colquitt, 39 in Th... read more

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Study shows PrEP effective at stopping HIV infections

The study by Emory University and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is not all that surprising, given that researchers have long seen ... get to a 90 percent drop in new HIV infec... read more

Study: U.S. Cancer Death Rates Declining; Colon Cancer Deaths Set to Make Dramatic Drop

Colon cancer deaths could drop dramatically in America during the next decade because of better screening and treatment, according to an optimistic new prediction by top researchers. The estimate was ... read more

5 Takeaways From The First Ever 'Cancer In Boston' Report

According to the report, one in four Bostonians died from cancer in 2013. Both new cases and deaths tied to cancer saw a significant decline between 1999 and 2013. New cases dropped by 11 percent and ... read more

Where Do the Millions of Cancer Research Dollars Go Every Year?

Stop smoking and that death rate will drop by 85 percent ... cancer funding for research shows how much is spent on breast cancer relatively to other cancers. This is because of how effective the brea... read more

U.S. cancer death rate continues to drop

The rate of new ... percent in 1992. Spending on cancer treatment continues to rise along with total health care spending. And the report noted that blacks and people with low socio-economic status ha... read more

The cancer death rate has dropped again. Here's why.

The nation's overall cancer death rate declined 1.7 percent in 2015, the latest indication ... has fallen 26 percent, resulting in almost 2.4 million fewer deaths than if peak rates had continued. But ... read more

HPV Vaccine Is Working. Again.

A new study, as reported by the New York Times and NBC News, shows the vaccine has been a huge success: HPV infection rates have ... report from Australia, too. There, HPV infection rates dropped 59 p... read more



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