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ICYMI: January 27, 2017

Feature Article Wider Racial Gap Found in Cervical Cancer Deaths MONDAY, January 23, 2017 (The New York Times) — The death rate from cervical cancer in the United States is considerably higher than previously estimated and the disparity in death rates between black women and white women is significantly wider, according to a study published […]

ICYMI: January 6, 2017

Feature Story Cancer death rate has dropped again. But it’s still higher for men than women. THURSDAY, January 5, 2017 (The Washington Post) –The cancer death rate in the United States has dropped by 25 percent since its 1991 peak, resulting in 2 million fewer cancer deaths than if the rate had stayed the same, […]

ICYMI: March 11, 2016

Feature Story U.S. Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fall WEDNESDAY, March 9, 2016 (U.S. News & World Report) — Overall rates of cancer and deaths from cancer in the United States continue to decline, a newly released report says. However, an increase in liver cancer deaths is cause for concern, the report authors noted. An […]