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Seniors See Colorectal Cancer Surgery Decline, Mortality Rates Increase; Still Do Worse in Surgery

The good news is the total number of colon cancer operations has decreased in the last decade and mortality rates ... the study concluded. Elderly under studied "The aging population - age 65 or older ... read more

Decline in colorectal cancer deaths in Europe is a 'major success' story

The decline in cancer ... [1] "European cancer mortality predictions for the year 2018 with focus on colorectal cancer", by M. Malvezzi et al. Annals of Oncology. DOI: 10.1093/annonc/mdy033 [2] Age-st... read more

Study: U.S. Cancer Death Rate Plummets From 1991 Peak

“The decline in deaths is largely ... (down 40 percent), colon (down 53 percent), lung (down 48 percent for men and 23 percent for women) and prostate (down 51 percent). Over the past two decades, the ... read more

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Cancer Mortality Progress Report: Past Success and Future Challenges

What these numbers tell us ... colorectal cancer death rate. But the fact that Massachusetts and New York can have a greater than 40% decline over 25 years and Mississippi had no decline means we can ... read more


Delaware Cancer Mortality Rate Falls Again

The DHSS Cancer Incidence and Mortality report for the years 2005-2009 is the most comprehensive cancer data report in the state. And, the most recent data demonstrate that Delaware continues to make ... read more

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall

The American Cancer Society's Cancer Statistics 2009 report finds an encouraging 19.2 percent drop ... deaths in the United States still come from cancer, the report stated. "It's good news that the d... read more

Cancer deaths fall for African-American men, disparities remain

African-American men experienced a drop of 2.4% annually, compared with 1.7% among white men. That means the prevention of nearly 200,000 cancer deaths among African-Americans since the 1990s, accordi... read more

Fish oil cuts heart attack risk, vitamin D lowers odds of cancer death

NEW YORK – A large US study designed ... lead author of the study told Reuters Health that this dramatic drop in risk among black participants needs to be confirmed. For people taking vitamin D who de... read more

The "war on cancer": We're doing better than commonly portrayed

However, the JNCI study ... rates (14) because obesity is estimated to account for 49%, 28%, and 24% of the total cases, respectively, in the United States (57). Indeed, the obesity epidemic has yet t... read more

Breast cancer mortality rates decline in many countries

Breast cancer mortality rates continue to decline ... including the United States and most developed European nations. England and Wales had the sharpest drop in mortality, with a 46 percent decline. ... read more



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