Annual Report to the Nation Finds Continued Declines in Overall Cancer Rates – 3
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. Rates of new diagnoses and death from all cancers combined declined significantly for men and women overall and for most racial and ethnic populations in the U-S. Dr. Brenda Edwards, at National Cancer Institute explains a new report.
Dr. Edwards: The Report to the Nation on Cancer is an effort by many people in the United States to put together one report that summarizes our latest data on who gets cancer, what happens to them when they get it, who is dying of cancer, where the patterns are.
Narrator: The report is authored by researchers from leading health and cancer organizations. For details on it and cancer research, visit www.cancer.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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