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U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall
Date:5/27/2009

e are still too many Americans dying of cancer every year," said Dr. Alan Astrow, director of medical oncology and hematology at Maimonides Cancer Center in New York City. "It's troubling that African-Americans continue to experience higher rates of mortality from cancer than whites. It's also troubling that Americans with less education have higher death rates. There are continued high rates of deaths from lung cancer. It's hard to feel good about 160,000 Americans dying of lung cancer every year. That's a disturbing statistics which we, as a nation, need to address."

The report appears online and in the July/August print issue of CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.

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View the full report at the American Cancer Society.



SOURCES: Ahmedin Jemal, DVM, Ph.D., strategic director, cancer surveillance, American Cancer Society; Louis M. Weiner, M.D., director, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; Alan Astrow, M.D., director, medical oncology and hematology, Maimonides Cancer Center, New York City; July/August 2009 CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians


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