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Annual screenings cut mortality rates by 24% in men and 33% in women.
The new report shows that melanoma is the fifth most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States among both men and women.
Cancer mortality fell by 29% between 1991 and 2017, largely driven by a decline in lung cancer deaths.
Black members of the church are 22% less likely to develop cancer compared with the Black population overall.
As Trump administration abortion restrictions force more clinics to close, mortality rates may get worse.
Addressing barriers to care, such as insurance coverage, could mitigate disparities in outcomes between white and Black men.
Special section on adults ages 20 to 49 shows higher cancer incidence and mortality for women than men.
The cancer death rate dropped by 27 percent over 25 years.
Mammograms and better treatment are credited with averting 400,000 to 600,000 cancer deaths since 1989.
Cancer mortality declined by 27 percent over the past 25 years.
New treatments for melanoma approved over the last decade appear to be improving survival and reducing mortality rates.
Eating healthy pre- and post-diagnosis is associated with longer survival.
In this state, Black women die of this preventable cancer at nearly double the rate of white women.
Regardless of race, ethnicity or nationality, men are more likely than women to get cancer.
Smoking, physical inactivity and food insecurity are among eight county-level factors that account for income-related disparities.
Cancer burden rises to 18.1 million new cases and 9.6 million cancer deaths in 2018.
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