Cancer mortality in the US has witnessed a decline of 22% since 1991

January 1, 2015 2:12 PM

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According to latest statistics from The American Cancer Society’ cancer mortality in the U.S dropped 22 percent since 1991. The figure has been arrived at using information acquired between 2007 and 2011. The conclusions were published in two scientific journals: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians and Cancer Facts & Figures 2015.

This decline of 22% signifies that an extra 1.5 million cancer patients survived the treatment. John Seffrin, PhD, chief executive officer of the American Cancer Society, said that these new statistics do provide a cause for celebration but there is still a lot of progress to be made in the fields ...

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