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Cancer Deaths Down but Disparities Still Exist

Cancer death rates declined between 1990 and 2007, according to a recent by the American Cancer Society. Report also found that disparities still exist among racial groups.

The statistics suggest an individual's education level plays a role. In 2007, premature cancer death rates among the least educated were more than double those of the most educated people. Read

See also: Seniors, Minorities Underrepresented In Clinical Trials

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