TITLE

Cancer Survivors -- United States, 2007

AUTHOR(S)
Rowland, J. H.; Mariotto, A.; Alfano, C. M.; Pollack, L. A.; Weir, H. K.; White, A.
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;3/11/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p269
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the 2004 report by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Center for Disease Control (CDC) on U.S. cancer incidence and the number of persons diagnosed with cancer who were still alive on January 1, 2007. The report says that the number of cancer survivors increased from 9.8 million in 2001 to 11.7 million in 2007. The results also show that breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers were the most common types of cancers among survivors.
ACCESSION #
59757244

 

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