Category: cancer deaths

Cancer Deaths in the U.S.

The death of ESPN sportscaster Stuart Scott has generated interest in cancer deaths in the U.S. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. The number of cancer deaths are available from the multiple cause of death option on the CDC WONDER database using the C00-C97 ICD  Code, “Malignant Neoplasms.” Here are our latest national Read More >

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Breast cancer deaths – A state-by-state basis

Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Breast cancer is the number one cause of cancer death in Hispanic women. It is the second most common cause of cancer death in white, black, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native women. However, in the United States, incidence of breast Read More >

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