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Study estimates number of U.S. women living with metastatic breast cancer

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 23:00

A new study shows that the number of women in the United States living with distant metastatic breast cancer (MBC), the most severe form of the disease, is growing. This is likely due to the aging of the U.S. population and improvements in treatment.

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Annual Report to the Nation: Cancer death rates continue to decline

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 23:00

According to the latest Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2014, overall cancer death rates continue to decrease in men, women, and children for all major racial and ethnic groups. But more work remains for some cancers.

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NCI launches study of African-American cancer survivors

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 00:00

The Detroit Research on Cancer Survivors (ROCS) study, which will include 5,560 cancer survivors, will look at the major factors affecting cancer progression, recurrence, mortality, and quality of life among African-American cancer survivors.

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