Death Rate of Cancer Decreased in the United States

January 1, 2015 10:11 AM

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American Cancer Society releases a new report that suggests that over 1.5 million people in the United States escaped cancer deaths since 1991 because of the significant decline in smoking rates as well as new advancement in the cancer treatments, prevention as well as detection.

Overall death rate from cancer was declined from around 215 per 100,000 people in 1991 to around 169 out of 100,000 people in 2011 as found by the study.

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