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Cancer Deaths Have Dropped By 26 Percent, Latest Report Shows

ACS officials attribute the drop in mortality to a variety factors — including, prominently, a reduction of smoking nationwide amid public health campaigns and increased tobacco tax. Lung cancer is st... 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

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

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Cancer death rate has dropped 25 percent

The nation’s cancer death rate has dropped 25 percent since 1991, according to the latest ... report nonetheless finds that the long-running reduction in cancer mortality rates has saved about 2.1 mil... read more

Provincial report shows drop in cancer rates over past decade

New data released by the province shows that early ... say mortality rates have also decreased over the past two decades, falling by 2.2 percent annually between 2005 and 2012. The 2012 report suggest... read more

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Have Dropped 20 Percent Since 1991

THURSDAY, Jan. 17, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- The overall death rate for cancer in the United States has dropped ... for 29 percent of all new cases. Although most forms of cancer are on the decline, th... read more

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues Decades-Long Drop

Although it seems like a small drop, it continues a much-needed downward trend from its peak in 1991 and has totaled 2.4 million less cancer deaths with an overall drop of 26 percent ... "This new rep... 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

Report: New highs reached in Pa., Delco drug deaths

Drug fatalities numbered 5,456 in Pennsylvania last year, bringing the overall increase of such deaths up 65 percent since 2015 - from 26 per 100,000 ... continues to have more deaths than any other g... 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



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