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Good news: The cancer death rate has dropped again

The nation's overall cancer death rate declined 1.7 percent in 2015, the latest indication of steady, long-term progress against the disease, according to a new report by the American Cancer Society. ... read more

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

Overall, the cancer death rate has dropped from 215.1 per 100,000 population in 1991 to 158.6 per 100,000 in 2015. U.S. rates of cancer incidence over the past decade were stable for women and decreas... read more

Why Cancer Is Replacing Heart Disease as the Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.

Heart disease has long ... while the death rate for cancer dropped by 16 percent. But by looking at deaths on a county level, Palaniappan and her team were able to see that this good news isn ... read more

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U.S. Cancer Deaths Decline Again: Report

Over the last 20 years, the overall risk of dying from cancer has dropped 20 percent ... at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, said, "The good news is that the rate of deaths has declined again f... read more


INTERACTIVE: We mapped cancer rates across Australia – search for your postcode here

We’ll start with the good news ... see how cancer rates in your area look. Again, you can toggle between incidence rate, mortality rate and mortality-to-incidence ratio. However, Professor Dallas Engl... read more

Health Buzz: U.S. Cancer Death Rates Still Dropping

In all major racial and ethnic groups, overall cancer death rates continued to drop in men ... according to an NIH news release. The news wasn’t all good. Liver cancer deaths trended upward once again ... read more

Cancer Rates in the US Continue to Drop, ACS Reports

Researchers claim that the decline in cancer-caused death is associated with early detection, better treatments, and reduced smoking rates. Between 1991 and 2006, cancer death rates dropped ... Again, ... read more

Officials: U.S. Deaths See Largest Drop in 60 Years

The government also said that U.S. life expectancy has inched up again ... nation's deaths in 2004. Cancer was second, at about 23 percent, and strokes were third, at 6 percent. The good news: The age ... read more

A CANCER NON-EPIDEMIC

WE have an epidemic ... increase in colon-cancer rates. (Again, we’re seeing a drop in colon cancer – even though obesity, a proven factor in the cancer’s incidence, is rising.) It’s time to face up t... read more

Breast Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall

It has been published every two years since 1996. Among other findings in the report, titled Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2007-2008: From 1995-2004, the drop in breast cancer death rates was highest ... read more



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