Good news has been recently published by the American Cancer Society, cancer related deaths are down 25% in the last 25 years. According to an article on the Arizona Hospitals and Healthcare Association blog,
A 25 percent drop over the past 25 years. Cancer death rates in the U.S. are declining and that has saved the lives of more than 2.1 million people since 1991 according to a new report from the American Cancer Society.
The article notes that the Affordable Care Act could have helped to close the gap on racial disparities with the black and hispanic communities and also notes that men are still listed higher than women in cancer related deaths. To read the full article please follow this link.
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