Cancers: Decline in Death Rates

Cancers: Decline in Death Rates

A major study concludes that improvements in treatment have helped cut cancer death rates in half.

Source: B.K Edwards, et. al., “Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2006, Featuring Colorectal Cancer Trends and Impact of Interventions (Risk Factors, Screening, and Treatment) to Reduce Future Rates,” Cancer 116, no. 3 (2010): 544–73.

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