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Report: Deaths from Cancer Continue to Decline

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The American Cancer Society has compiled data for its annual report to determine cancer-related death rates in the United States.

According to the report, deaths from cancer continue to decline within the US, which is attributable to several reasons. Reduction in rates of smoking, smoking cessation, improved treatments, and smart screening for certain types of cancer are all included in the reasons as to why the death rates from cancer are declining.

The report in its entirety can be reached here:

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.3322/caac.21332/full