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New cases rise, but death rates decline – how cancer became about quality of life

Over the past 25 years, the number of cancer cases that are most common in men (prostate) and women (breast) has jumped. Prostate cancer has tripled, while breast cancer has doubled since 1990. This u... read more

With death rate up, US life expectancy is likely down again

NEW YORK — The U.S. death rate rose last year, and 2017 likely will mark the third straight year of decline ... so its rise in 2017 is more reason to expect life expectancy will worsen, Case said. The... read more

How to understand the rise in the number of cancer cases

Cancer mortality statistics report on the total number of deaths attributed to cancer in any given region or over a period of time. The primary reason for the rise in cancer cases and deaths ... cance... read more

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When My Mother Wanted to Die

Such common attitudes, painful and repugnant in social life, become treacherous when they emerge ... people who are old and sick are ipso facto close to death. (My mother at 91, like a lot of the new ... read more

U.S. liver cancer deaths have doubled since 1980s: study

(HealthDay)—Liver cancer is the fastest-growing cause of cancer deaths in the United States, a new study reports. Liver cancer cases have been on the rise since the mid-1970s, a trend expected to cont... read more

Three charts on: cancer rates in Australia, where liver cancer is on the rise while other types fall

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Is the cure for cancer real or rhetoric?

Cancer death rates are down 23% in the past 21 years according to the American Cancer Society. While one out of every four cancer deaths is because of lung cancer, the rate of new lung cancer cases ha... read more

What If We Really Knew Where To Get The Best Cancer Care: The Prostate As Case Study

As new ... cancer patients. Some doctors ask patients to track their anxiety levels and consider the effect on their quality of life, decisions and treatment. There are a half dozen other measures tha... read more

More than 1.5 million cancer deaths averted during two decades of dropping mortality

And while cancer death rates have declined in every state, the report finds substantial variation in the magnitude of these declines, generally with the states in the south showing the smallest declin... read more

Fueled by drug crisis, U.S. life expectancy declines for a second straight year

American life expectancy at birth declined for the second consecutive year in 2016, fueled by a staggering 21 percent rise in the death rate ... to become the fourth-highest in the nation. New Jersey ... read more

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