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The Cancer Letter Inc.
PO Box 9905
Washington
DC 20016
Tel: 202-362-1809
Fax: 202-379-1787
publication date: Jan 10, 2014
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Declines in death rates over past two decades have added up to a 20 percent drop in the overall risk of dying from cancer, according to the American Cancer Society’s annual statistics report.

The report, Cancer Statistics 2014, finds progress has been most rapid for middle-aged black men, with death rates declining by approximately 50 percent. Despite this, black men continue to have the highest cancer incidence and death rates among all ethnicities in the U.S.



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