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Study charts 33% decline in cancer deaths since 1991

Posted On: Jan. 13, 2023 9:43 AM CST

New research from the American Cancer Society found that rapid advances in treatment contributed to a 33% decline in the cancer death rate since 1991, saving an estimated 3.8 million people, reports Fierce Healthcare. The data was included in a study published Jan. 12 by the American Cancer Society that showed a slight decline of 1.5% in the cancer death rate from 2019 through 2020.