Tech Today w/ Ken May

The Cancer Death Rate is Down 20%

Posted by kenmay on January - 31 - 2013

Death rates from cancer have gone down 20% since 1991, according to data in a new study published this month. This does not mean that fewer people are developing cancer, nor does it even mean that fewer people are dying of it — it just means that, year by year, fewer people are dying of the disease. Possible reasons for the shift include better therapies, and earlier diagnosis. In the chart above, and the one below (click to enlarge), you can also see over the past twenty-two years that certain cancers are killing more people — and certain ones are killing fewer. More »

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The Cancer Death Rate is Down 20%

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