Cancer Death Rates Drop Again; Doctors Hopeful

Cancer death rates for men, women and children steadily decreased from 2004 to 2008, according to a new report from four major national cancer tracking groups. The declines in death and new cases of cancer reflect progress against the disease in terms of prevention, diagnosis and treatment, but experts say rising obesity may present a new challenge in the fight against cancer. From 1999 to 2008, cancer death rates declined by an average of 1.7 percent per year for men, 1.3 percent per year for...Full Story
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