A steady reduction in overall cancer death rates translates to the avoidance of about 898,000 deaths from cancer between 1990 and 2007, according to the latest statistics from the American Cancer Society. However, progress has not benefited all segments of the population equally.
- American Cancer Society report finds continued progress in reducing cancer mortalityFri, 17 Jun 2011, 4:06:25 EDT
- Study finds cancer mortality has declined since initiation of 'war on cancer'Tue, 9 Mar 2010, 14:58:54 EST
- Race gap narrows for some cancers in African-Americans; continues to increase for othersTue, 1 Feb 2011, 0:32:52 EST
- Cancer deaths continue to dropWed, 7 Jul 2010, 11:31:21 EDT
- Study finds racial disparities increasing for cancers unrelated to smokingThu, 6 Nov 2008, 9:22:53 EST