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Cancer statistics, 2014
TLDR
The magnitude of the decline in cancer death rates from 1991 to 2010 varies substantially by age, race, and sex, ranging from no decline among white women aged 80 years and older to a 55% decline among black men aged 40 years to 49 years. Expand
Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975–2014, Featuring Survival
TLDR
Progress in reducing death rates and improving survival is limited for several cancer types, underscoring the need for intensified efforts to discover new strategies for prevention, early detection, and treatment and to apply proven preventive measures broadly and equitably. Expand
Breast cancer statistics
TLDR
Breast cancer rates vary largely by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status (SES), and geographic region, and death rates are higher in African American women than in whites, despite their lower incidence rates. Expand
Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975‐2012, featuring the increasing incidence of liver cancer
TLDR
The increasing burden of liver and intrahepatic bile duct (liver) cancers is highlighted in this annual report. Expand
Breast cancer statistics, 2017, racial disparity in mortality by state
TLDR
An overview of female breast cancer statistics in the United States, including data on incidence, mortality, survival, and screening, suggests improving access to care for all populations could eliminate the racial disparity in breast cancer mortality and accelerate the reduction in deaths nationwide. Expand
Colorectal Cancer Incidence Patterns in the United States, 1974–2013
TLDR
Age-specific CRC risk has escalated back to the level of those born circa 1890 for contemporary birth cohorts, underscoring the need for increased awareness among clinicians and the general public, as well as etiologic research to elucidate causes for the trend. Expand
Breast cancer statistics, 2019
TLDR
Breast cancer was the leading cause of cancer death in women in four Southern and two Midwestern states among blacks and in Utah among whites during 2016‐2017, and could be accelerated by expanding access to high‐quality prevention, early detection, and treatment services to all women. Expand
Breast cancer statistics, 2013
TLDR
An overview of female breast cancer statistics in the United States, including data on incidence, mortality, survival, and screening is provided, with African American women having the poorest breast cancer survival of any racial/ethnic group. Expand
Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, part I: National cancer statistics
The American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR)Expand
Temporal Trends in Mortality in the United States, 1969-2013.
TLDR
According to death certificate data between 1969 and 2013, an overall decreasing trend in age-standardized death rate was observed for all causes combined, heart disease, cancer, stroke, unintentional injuries, and diabetes, although the rate of decrease appears to have slowed for heart disease and diabetes. Expand
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