Navigation Links
Karmanos' Chief Cancer Surveillance Researcher Discusses Study on Decreased Cancer Mortality Rates
Date:8/12/2009

DETROIT, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer deaths among people of all ages have declined steadily in the last 30 years because of better prevention measures, early detection efforts and more effective cancer treatments, according to one of Karmanos Cancer Institute's lead epidemiology researchers.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071106/KARMANOSLOGO)

John J. Graff, Ph.D., director of the Epidemiology Research Core at Karmanos, chief of cancer surveillance research with Detroit's SEER (Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results) Registry, and assistant professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine, commented that it's these three components that have promoted declining cancer mortality rates.

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) released a study today that shows the number of people who have died from cancer has decreased steadily in the last three decades. All age groups have experienced declines, while the youngest age group has experienced the sharpest decline. The study was completed by Eric Kort, M.D., who completed the study while employed as a research scientist at the Van Andel Research Institute in Grand Rapids, Mich.

"The cases of cancer that are prevented most successfully are the smoking-related cancers," Dr. Graff said. "The areas where we have made our greatest outcomes in treatment are in breast cancer and childhood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma."

Dr. Graff noted that the combination of earlier detection, prevention and better treatments have decreased death rates most significantly in men with prostate, lung and colorectal cancers. For women, those three steps have most sharply decreased the rates of cancer deaths due to colorectal and breast cancer, while female lung
'/>"/>

SOURCE Karmanos Cancer Institute
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Community Leaders, Breast Cancer Survivors and Activists to Gather at Forum and Call for Action on Breast Cancer
2. Susan G. Komen For The Cure, Karmanos Cancer Institute, Local Hospitals Call on Policymakers to Address Injustice and Unfairness in Breast Cancer Incidence and Mortality
3. Karmanos Cancer Center Most Preferred Hospital for Cancer Care According to 2007 Survey
4. Danialle Karmanos Work It Out Launches Dynamic Blog
5. Kroger Pink Tag Campaign Raises $137,500 for Breast Cancer Research and Awareness at Karmanos Cancer Institute
6. Nominations for Outstanding Cancer Survivor Award Being Accepted by Karmanos Cancer Institute Through April 27
7. McCarty Cancer Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant for Myeloma Research Program at Karmanos Cancer Institute
8. Karmanos Researchers Report Enhanced Chemosensitivity of Pancreatic Cancer Cells by Black Seed Component
9. Karmanos Cancer Center Partners With Meadowbrook to Expand Outreach and Access for Cancer Services
10. J.P. McCarthy Fund Grants $250,000 to Karmanos Cancer Institute
11. Karmanos Cancer Center Most Preferred Hospital for Cancer Care in Southeast Michigan
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/23/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2015 ... (CareFirst) announced that, “the company has been the ... discovered as a part of the company’s ongoing Information ... cyberattacks on health insurers.” , The most notable ... this year when Anthem Inc., the nation’s second largest ...
(Date:5/23/2015)... Add High-Quality prismatic refractions into footage using ... as simple as dragging and dropping footage into the FCPX ... effect. , Including over 80 stunning flares, ProFlare 5K ... this the ultimate bundle for adding prismatic refractions to any ... are movie files designed for Final Cut Pro X, but ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... May 22, 2015 Mountain Point Medical Center, ... ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 11 ... 6 p.m. The new medical center, set to officially open ... Boulevard, Lehi, UT 84043. , “The opening of Mountain ... and the Utah County community,” said Kent Loosle, CEO of ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... May 22, 2015 Combination therapy, ... option for chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) as ... and AstraZeneca plc as well as Germany’s Boehringer ... and position. But will market payers, clinicians and ... well-entrenched products to completely new ones? , In ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) May 22, 2015 ... conditions is a difficult process. Historically providers have ... efforts by payers. Starting in 2015, Medicare has ... care coordination activities. Thanks to the launch of ... technology, providers and health systems using the platform ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:One Headline Making Cyber Attack Sparks Discovery of Another 2Health News:One Headline Making Cyber Attack Sparks Discovery of Another 3Health News:One Headline Making Cyber Attack Sparks Discovery of Another 4Health News:Developers at Pixel Film Studios Release ProFlare 5K Prism for Final Cut Pro X. 2Health News:Mountain Point Medical Center, a Campus of Jordan Valley Medical Center, Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Community Celebration on Friday, May 29, 2015 2Health News:Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder Therapeutics Market Discussed in In-demand FirstWord Report Published at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:Oculus Health Care Coordination Platform Officially Launched 2Health News:Oculus Health Care Coordination Platform Officially Launched 3Health News:Oculus Health Care Coordination Platform Officially Launched 4
... irritability and unexplained crying in infants are often ... drugs for these symptoms. However, gastroesophageal reflux disease ... in otherwise thriving infants, and in his commentary ... Hassall cautions against over-diagnosis of GERD and over-prescription ...
... Ore. A new study concludes that men who experience ... a number of years have a 50 percent higher mortality ... protective factors against these higher levels of stress people ... longer and married men also fared better. Moderate drinkers also ...
... release is available in German . ... between regular exercises and improved health the exact dose-response ... and public health at the Centre for Sports Sciences ... investigated this relationship with a meta-study representing more than ...
... , THURSDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) -- The ... calculation skills and more about controlling negative emotions that ... research suggests. The study found that activation of ... with math anxiety conquer their fears and succeed in math. ...
... the American Journal of Transplantation reveals that ... transplantation is very high, with 73.5% live birth rates. ... Johns Hopkins University performed a systematic review and meta-analysis ... pregnancy-related outcomes among KT recipients. , Results found that ...
... 2011 - The National Sleep Foundation (NSF) will hold its ... the JW Marriott in Washington, DC. "Sleep Health ... physicians with researchers, thought leaders and policy makers in sleep ... Safety 2012 conference advances the state of sleep health diagnosis ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Acid-suppressing medications may be overprescribed for infants 2Health News:Acid-suppressing medications may be overprescribed for infants 3Health News:High to moderate levels of stress lead to higher mortality rate 2Health News:Early mortality risk reduced up to 40 percent through increased physical activity and sports 2Health News:Early mortality risk reduced up to 40 percent through increased physical activity and sports 3Health News:Afraid to Do the Math? 2Health News:National Sleep Foundation brings the sleep community together for Sleep Health and Safety 2012 2Health News:National Sleep Foundation brings the sleep community together for Sleep Health and Safety 2012 3
(Date:5/21/2015)... 2015  CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ), a ... cardiac and vascular surgery, announced today that its Board ... the second quarter 2015 of $0.03 per share of ... per share will be paid on June 19, 2015 ... 12, 2015.  The ex-dividend date for the quarterly dividend ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... -- The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) issued ... offsets included in the Energy & Commerce Committee,s ... 21st Century Cures initiative can only be advanced by ... Medicare – then its costs outweigh any potential ... "Leveraging payments to Part D plans to ...
(Date:5/21/2015)... , May 21, 2015  Heidrick & Struggles (Nasdaq: ... search , leadership consulting and culture ... expertise among global practices announcing the addition of ... office. Dietlin has extensive ... globally and across R&D, Medical and Commercial functions to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CryoLife Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend for the Second Quarter 2015 2Heidrick Increases Healthcare and Life Sciences Expertise 2
... 2011 Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH ... process outsourcing (BPO) services, announced that it has been ... leading innovation-driven pharmaceutical companies, to deliver an end-to-end set ... operations be more effective, efficient, and innovative. ...
... 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited (NYSE: ... and marketer of medical devices worldwide, together with ... today announced Mindray North America,s largest order of ... patient monitors has already begun at the Centre ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cognizant Selected by Lilly to Deliver Commercial Operations Solutions to Enhance Sales and Marketing Effectiveness, Business Performance 2Cognizant Selected by Lilly to Deliver Commercial Operations Solutions to Enhance Sales and Marketing Effectiveness, Business Performance 3Mindray Receives its Largest Order of Patients Monitors in Canada 2
The Linvatec 3mm and 5mm Universal Light Guides are autoclavable. They offer flexibility, superior light transmission, and universal fittings in a lightweight package....
ACMI™ offers an assortment of fiberoptic light guides, high transmission autoclavable fiberoptic light guides, and light guide adapters to connect our scopes to other manufacturers' light sourc...
... EndoEYE offers a revolutionary new ... a miniaturized CCD chip right ... fragile rod lenses a thing ... your eye right at the ...
... The ALU-2B Halogen Light Source ... with the addition of dual ... display. This light source is ... and has the added feature ...
Medicine Products: