Good News Regarding Cancer Rates

acshlogo“New CDC/ACS Report on Cancer Shows Continued Good News,” By American Council on Science and Health.breast_cancer_feature
…[T]the CDC and the ACS jointly issued yesterday the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2011. …And these facts include: an ongoing trend in major declines in cancer deaths on all fronts, thanks to improvements in diagnosis and treatments, including immune-based therapies (often personalized), regular chemotherapy but with less toxicity and more targeted focus, and more sophisticated imaging and surgery. …But the real story lies in the incidence figures: declining cancer rates in both genders (more so in men, thanks to the more rapid decline in smoking) overall. Read more.

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