Many are people who had breast or prostate tumors By Robert Preidt There are currently 13.7 million cancer survivors in the United States and the number is expected to rise by 31 percent to 18 million by 2022, according to a new report. “Cancer is often not the immediately fatal diagnosis it often was in the past,” said one expert, Dr. William Oh, chief of the … [Read more...] about Report: Nearly 14 million cancer survivors in U.S.
Cancer rates dropping among black Americans
But they’re still more likely to die from the disease than whites, study finds A new report finds that cancer rates among blacks in the United States are on the decline, especially among black men, and the improvement may have saved almost 200,000 people from dying of the disease since the early 1990s. Still, blacks continue to be more likely to die of cancer than whites, … [Read more...] about Cancer rates dropping among black Americans