Cancer Mortality Rate Drops 22 Percent from 1991

January 3, 2015 10:10 PM

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Cancer mortality rates have dropped 22 percent since 1991, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has announced, as part of its annual survey. This drop represents a reduction of more than 1.5 million deaths from cancer during that time.

The American Cancer Society predicts that more than 1.65 million Americans will be diagnosed with cancer during 2015, and over 589,000 will die of the effect of this class of disease. Each year from 2007 to 2011, cancer diagnoses decreased by 1.8 percent in males, and stayed steady in males. Deaths ...

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