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Cancer death rate continues steady drop

Steady reductions in smoking combined with advances in cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment have resulted in a 23% drop in the cancer death rate since its peak in 1991. The drop translates to more than 1.7 million ...

Jan 07, 2016
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Older breast cancer patients defy survival models

Older women with early-stage, invasive breast cancer had better survival rates than what was estimated by a popular online tool for predicting survival, according to researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute.

Dec 09, 2015
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Here's your chance to stop smoking

(HealthDay)—Making the decision to quit smoking is the most important step in kicking the habit, and that's what smokers are being encouraged to do as part of the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout on Nov. ...

Nov 17, 2015
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