U.S. childhood cancer rates continue to rise, but deaths falling

January 31, 2014 6:46 PM

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ATLANTA -- In its most comprehensive look at the cancers that most commonly affect youths, the American Cancer Society said in a report Friday that childhood cases continues to increase, but death rates have fallen .

Childhood cancer is considered rare, especially compared with cancer in adults. Still, it's the second leading cause of death in children pre-adolescent, school-aged children.

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