CDC releases NEW, interactive U.S. Cancer Statistics data displays that improve the access to and look of the official federal cancer statistics.
4/27/2017 2:00:00 PM
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S., and melanoma is the most deadly type of skin cancer. More than 90 percent of melanoma cancers are due to skin cell damage from ultraviolet (UV) radiation exposure.
6/2/2015 9:02:00 AM
No woman should die from cervical cancer. While screening tests have greatly reduced deaths from this disease, every year in the U.S., more than 12,000 women get cervical cancer, and 4,000 die from it. 93% of cervical cancer deaths could be prevented through screening and HPV vaccination.
11/5/2014 8:03:00 AM
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer among men and women in the United States, after lung cancer. About 1 in 3 adults is not getting screened for colorectal cancer as recommended by the U.S. Preventive services Task Force (USPSTF), according to a new Vital Signs report: Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Use - 2012, released today.
11/5/2013 8:00:00 AM
Black women have higher death rates from breast cancer than any other racial or ethnic group. They are 40 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than white women, according to a Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
11/14/2012 11:00:00 AM
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