Navigation Links
Cancer Death Rate Decreasing in the US

The National Cancer Institute said on Thursday that the number of people dying with cancer is steadily dropping even though the number of people diagnosed with the disease was the same. The report said that screening tests were // responsible for the spurt in catching cancer early and hence giving the victims a decent chance of survival.

"The overall message of the report remains positive. The evidence that I have seen convinces me that we are poised to make dramatic gains against cancer in the near future," NCI Director Andrew C. von Eschenbach said. The report found 488.1 cancer cases per 100,000 Americans in 2002 and that rate has remained unchanged. But the number of death from cancer is pegged at 193.6 per 100,000 Americans. This is down from 195.7 per 100,000 reported in the previous year. The death rates for four of the most common cancers were as follows: * Prostate cancer 28.0 deaths per 100,000, down from 28.9 per 100,000 * Breast cancer 25.4 deaths per 100,000 down from 26.0 * Colorectal cancer 19.6 deaths per 100,0 00 down from 20.1. * Lung cancer 54.8 deaths per 100,000 down from 55.2. The report also notes that death from lung cancer was rising in women although it was less that the previous years.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Fibroids unlikely to Turn Cancerous
2. Virus Level could Predict Cervical Cancer Risk
3. Cancer Doctors Okays Controversial Prostate Therapy
4. Potential New Cancer Gene Identified
5. Consensus on "Combination Therapy" for Breast Cancer
6. Cancers of Colon & Rectum linked to Cigarette Smoking
7. Life Saving Cancer Drugs – From Chicken! Possible Says Dolly’ Creatos
8. The Cancer Rumour mill working over time
9. Cancer drugs in development nearly doubled since 1995
10. Radioactive Seeds used in Prostate Cancer treatment can migrate with the body
11. Cancer patients turning to Internet for information
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:8/19/2017)... ... ... “Congratulations! It's A Boy! God’s Gift: A Story of Love”: a children’s book ... A Boy! God’s Gift: A Story of Love” is the creation of published authors, ... by Christian Faith Publishing, Dale Anthony and Rachael Anthony’s new book is a perfect ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... ... ... For Immediate Release                Contact: Julian Teixeira, August ... Seek Sex and Relationship Advice from their Fathers , ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... , ... August 18, 2017 , ... ... summer’s edition of “Vision & Hearing,” advocating for active, healthy lifestyles and highlighting ... resources available for individuals with hearing impairments and shares the latest innovations in ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... ... The Dawn Johnson Insurance Group, a Missouri-based insurance and financial planning firm headquartered ... efforts to educate the local population on cancer realities while attracting donations to be ... Each day in America, roughly 4,600 new cases of cancer are diagnosed and more ...
(Date:8/18/2017)... ... August 18, 2017 , ... Moore Insurance, a ... in east Texas, is launching a regional charity effort to provide publicity assistance ... the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) has raised nearly $30 million in donations ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/3/2017)... Aug. 3, 2017  Opioid addiction and other drugs ... healthcare costs and threatening outcomes, were problems taken on ... IVD industry that support them, met this week. This ... said that drugs of abuse, procalcitonin and acute kidney ... the organization,s 69th meeting in San Diego, ...
(Date:8/1/2017)... --  CerSci Therapeutics , a non-opioid drug development firm ... received notice from the National Institute on Drug Abuse ... it has been awarded a Direct-to-Phase II Small Business ... with an additional $1,000,000 to follow in 2018. These ... their lead non-opioid drug candidate CT-044 to the Food ...
(Date:7/28/2017)... FLINT, Mich. , July 28, 2017 EnvoyHealth, ... (CMT) to pilot a program for CleverCap LITE, a ... CMT strives to deliver innovative health technology solutions ... adherence. CleverCap LITE ... The compact, high-tech bottle cover: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: