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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

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

Cancer Death Rates Drop 20 Percent in 2 Decades

the report showed. Rates declined from 215.1 deaths per 100,000 cancers in 1991 to 173.1 per 100,000 in 2009. Death rates have fallen for four major types of cancer, including a 30 percent drop for co... read more

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Cancer deaths continue to drop

The continued drop in overall cancer mortality rates over the last 20 years has averted more than three-quarters of a million (767,000) cancer deaths according to a new report ... 26 percent of all fe... read more


Independence Blue Cross reports dramatic drop in opioid prescriptions among members

“We have ... cancer and terminal illnesses are exempted.) Calega said that policy change is driving drops in opioid prescribing and use. Members using opioids dropped by 22 percent in the last six mon... read more

Ovarian cancer rates on the decline

A new report from the American Cancer Society shows good news when it comes to ovarian cancer diagnoses. The report shows fewer women are being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer rates have ... 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.

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 ... peo... 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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