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Cancer Deaths

With Fewer Cancer Deaths, What Should You Do Now?

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Still the most feared of all diseases, cancer now has some good news. But the responsibility is yours to make sure you are one of the good statistics, not one of the bad ones.

Cancer Death Rate Dropped 20% Over Last 20 Years: Report

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

Fewer people are dying from cancer, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society. Over the last 20 years, cancer death rates have dro...

Cancer Deaths Fall For African-American Men, But Disparities Remain: Study

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2013 | Black Voices

Feb 6 (Reuters) - Drops in smoking may have helped drive cancer death rates down among black men in the United States during the last decade, but th...

Ways To Help On World Cancer Day

Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact

World Cancer Day means hope, courage and inspiration for cancer patients, caregivers, survivors and supporters. The annual advocacy day is observed...

Fewer People Are Dying From Cancer

Posted 01.18.2013 | Healthy Living

Since the rate of cancer deaths in the United States reached its peak in 1991, fatalities attributed to the disease have decreased 20 percent, accordi...

Fewer People Dying From Cancer, Report Shows

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 03.09.2013 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Death rates from cancer are continuing to inch down, researchers reported Monday. Now the question is how to hold onto those gains...

Which President Will Cure Cancer?

Joaquin M. Espinosa | Posted 12.29.2012 | Science
Joaquin M. Espinosa

Talking about wars and warriors, did you know that last year alone cancer killed more American citizens than all the U.S.A. soldier casualties in all the wars this country ever participated in?

Cancer Deaths Decreasing, Report Shows

Posted 01.04.2012 | Healthy Living

A large new report on cancer is showing a hopeful trend: Deaths from cancer are decreasing. Cancer deaths decreased by 1.8 percent for men each yea...

Catherine Pearson

More Men Die Of Cancer Than Women: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living

Men have a higher incidence of cancer than women; now new research suggests they are also at greater risk of dying from it. The authors of a sweepi...

Colon cancer deaths could make big drop, Experts Say

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

ATLANTA — Colon cancer deaths could drop dramatically in the next decade because of better screening and treatment, according to an optimistic n...

New Documents Show Increased Cancer Risk For Baby Boomers Afte Nuclear Testing

Politics Daily | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Even with a half century's hindsight, the U.S. government's willingness to risk the health of the nation's children seems somewhere between unfathomab...