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Cancer Death Rates Continue Drop: Report
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cancer, death rates, Health )

- 2862 days ago -
U.S. cancer death rates are continuing to fall, but not all segments of the population are benefiting, the American Cancer Society said Friday.
Death Rates 'Higher' Among Young Adults Than Children
Health & Wellness  (tags: adolescence, childhood, Death rates )

- 2940 days ago -
Premature deaths are now more likely to occur in adolescence and early adulthood than in childhood, a new global report claims. The study in The Lancet looked at data from 50 countries - rich, middle-income and poor - over 50 years.
Native Americans With Cancer Largely ''Invisible'' to Policymakers
Health & Wellness  (tags: Native Americans, cancer, the Intercultural Cancer Council, April, report, alarming, incidence, death rates, access to prevention strategies, screening tests, health care, urban vs rural, disparities, federal, state, policymakers )

- 4001 days ago -
Compared to other groups, Indians have poorest survival rate for all cancers & many cancers disproportionately affect Native populations. Incidence & death rates from kidney cancer found to be higher than any other group. Poverty, discrepancies between..
Lung Transplants No Help for Cystic Fibrosis
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cystic Fibrosis, lungs, transplants, success rate, operations, severe health cases, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, death rates )

- 4165 days ago -
Only five of the 514 U.S. children on the waiting list for a transplant from 1992 through 2002 lived longer as a clear result of the expensive and complicated operation, Transplantation is an accepted treatment for severe cases of the genetic disease.
U.S. Breast Cancer Death Rate Drops By 2% - Not Black Women!
Health & Wellness  (tags: breast cancer, whites, black women, American Cancer Society, decline in breast cancer, death rates )

- 4222 days ago -
The death rate from breast cancer continues to drop steadily by about 2 percent a year, but black women are not seeing the same benefits as whites, the American Cancer Society said on Tuesday.

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