Number of New Cancer Cases Drops in US for First Time

Number of New Cancer Cases Drops in US for First Time

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tennis-oldsters.jpgThe U.S. yesterday passed an important milestone in the fight against cancer: For the first time the recorded rate of new cancer cases has fallen for both men and women. At the same time, the number of cancer deaths has continued to decline within an impressive 15-year trend that translates to people living longer after they are diagnosed. The decline of new cases holds across racial groups, black, white, hispanic and Asian/Pacific Islanders. (Read more in the Chicago Tribune)

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