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Global cancer statistics
TLDR
A substantial proportion of the worldwide burden of cancer could be prevented through the application of existing cancer control knowledge and by implementing programs for tobacco control, vaccination, and early detection and treatment, as well as public health campaigns promoting physical activity and a healthier dietary intake.
Cancer statistics, 2011
TLDR
Overall cancer death rates decreased in all racial/ethnic groups in both men and women from 1998 through 2007, with the exception of American Indian/Alaska Native women, in whom rates were stable.
Cancer Statistics, 2008
TLDR
This report examines cancer incidence, mortality, and survival by site, sex, race/ethnicity, education, geographic area, and calendar year, as well as the proportionate contribution of selected sites to the overall trends.
Cancer Statistics, 2010
TLDR
Overall cancer incidence rates decreased in the most recent time period in both men and women and the reduction in the overall cancer death rates translates to the avoidance of approximately 767,000 deaths from cancer over the 16‐year period.
Cancer Disparities by Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status
TLDR
Differences in cancer incidence, mortality, and survival in relation to race/ethnicity, and census data on poverty in the county or census tract of residence are highlighted.
Cancer Statistics, 2009
TLDR
The reduction in the overall cancer death rates has resulted in the avoidance of about 650,000 deaths from cancer over the 15‐year period and can be accelerated by applying existing cancer control knowledge across all segments of the population and by supporting new discoveries in cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment.
Cancer treatment and survivorship statistics, 2012
TLDR
Common cancer treatments, survival rates, and posttreatment concerns are summarized and the new National Cancer Survivorship Resource Center is introduced, which has engaged more than 100 volunteer survivorship experts nationwide to develop tools for cancer survivors, caregivers, health care professionals, advocates, and policy makers.
Cancer Statistics, 2007
TLDR
While the absolute number of cancer deaths decreased for the second consecutive year in the United States, much progress has been made in reducing mortality rates and improving survival, cancer still accounts for more deaths than heart disease in persons under age 85 years.
Cancer Incidence, Mortality, and Associated Risk Factors Among Asian Americans of Chinese, Filipino, Vietnamese, Korean, and Japanese Ethnicities
TLDR
Data is summarized on cancer incidence, mortality, risk factors, and screening for 5 of the largest Asian American ethnic groups in California to identify differences in cancer burden.
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