Proportion and number of cancer cases and deaths attributable to potentially modifiable risk factors in the United States

Date: 
22 Nov 2017
Source: 
CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians
Audience: 
Professionals
Type of resource: 
Research

Much progress against cancer has been made in the United States over the past several decades, as evidenced by the 25% decline in the cancer mortality rate since 1991.[1] However, the cancer burden remains substantial, with more than 1.6 million newly diagnosed cases and 600,000 deaths estimated to occur in 2017.

 

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