Annual Report to the Nation Finds Continued Declines in Overall Cancer Rates – 3
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. Findings from the Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer are showing declines in overall cancer rates.
Dr. Edwards: We’re seeing declines for breast cancer in women, prostate cancer for men, and we’re also seeing declines in colorectal cancer.
Narrator: Dr. Brenda Edwards is with the National Cancer Institute.
Dr. Edwards: This year we’re seeing continued declines in cancer mortality overall. It also points out to us that the new cases of cancer that are being diagnosed, we’re seeing declines there.
Narrator: Dr. Edwards says declines in cancer mortality, or reducing the rates at which people are dying from cancer is the bottom line. For report details, 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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