NEW CASES OF CANCER DECLINE IN THE U.S
- U.S. cancer deaths keep falling. // Ebn.benefitsnews.com;1/9/2012, p1
The article reports that cancer death rates are continuing to decline, coming down by 1.8% per year in men and 1.6% per year in women between 2004 and 2008.
- Mortality from lung cancer higher in men who never smoked than in women. // Hem/Onc Today;11/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 21, p44
The article discusses research being done on lung cancer. It references a study published in the "Plos Medicine." The research, conducted by the American Cancer Society, focuses on the rate of death due to lung cancer of men who do not smoke. The study showed that such men have higher death rate...
- Annual Update: 1997 Mortality Statistics: Cause (England and Wales). // Health Statistics Quarterly;Spring1999, Vol. 1, p44
The article focuses on the causes of deaths in the area of England and Wales for the year 1997. It has provided statistics related to deaths in England and Wales analyzed by cause of death, sex and age group. With reference to a table, it states that the number of deaths that occurred in England...
- The Value Corner. // AHA News;10/29/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 22, p2
The article reports that death rates in the U.S. has decreased an average 2.1% per year from 2002-2004 in the top 15 cancers including lung, prostate and colorectal cancer in men, and breast and colon cancer in women. The significant decline is attributed to effective tobacco control, screening,...
- Continuing declines in cancer mortality in the European Union. F Levi; F Lucchini; E Negri; C La Vecchia // Annals of Oncology;Mar2007, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p593
Background: From 1988 to 1997 age-standardised total cancer mortality rates in the European Union (EU) fell by around 9% in both sexes. Available cancer mortality data in Europe up to 2002 allow a first check of the forecast of further declines in cancer mortality.Patients and methods: We...
- Trends in Cancer Mortality by Primary Cancer Site, 1992-2001. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;7/7/2004, Vol. 96 Issue 13, p987
Reports that the incidence rates for all cancers in the United States decreased by 0.5 percent per year from 1991 through 2001. Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer; Decline in death rates from 1993 to 2001 for all cancers and for 11 of the top 15 cancers in men and for eight of...
- STATBITE. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;12/19/2007, Vol. 99 Issue 24, p1831
The article presents statistics on the incidence of lung cancer among men and women from the year 1975 to 2003.
- Cancer incidence higher for men than women. Harris, Jason // Hem/Onc Today;8/10/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 15, p18
The article discusses research by M. B. Cook, published in a 2011 issue of "Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention," which found that men in the U.S. are more likely to receive a cancer diagnosis than women.
- Audit of a nationwide pathology-based cancer registry in Iran. Zendehde, Kazem; Sedigh, Zahra; Hassanloo, Jaleh; Nahvijou, Azin // Basic & Clinical Cancer Research;2011, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p7
Background: Cancer registries are important infrastructure for cancer control programs. However most developing countries lack population based cancer registry. In Iran there cancer incidence is estimated based on pathology-based cancer registry. In this study we evaluated results of the...