Laura Morgan

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National Cancer Mortality Rates Decline, but Some Regions See an Increase

March 2017, Vol 7, No 3 - Cancer Trends

Cancer mortality rates have declined by more than 20% in the United States between 1980 and 2014, but substantial differences in trends and patterns exist among certain US regions, with some counties exhibiting especially high cancer mortality rates, according to a new analysis by Ali H. Mokdad, PhD, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, and colleagues. [ Read More ]