Cancer Death Rates* by Sex, US,1975-2004
*Age-adjustedto the 2000 US standard population.
Source:Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program (
www.seer.cancer.gov) SEER*Stat Database:Mortality - All COD, Public-Use With State, Total U.S. (1969-2004), NationalCancer Institute, DCCPS, SurveillanceResearch Program, Cancer Statistics Branch, released April 2007. Underlyingmortality data provided by NCHS ( www.cdc.gov/nchs).
|Advances in cancer diagnosis, screening, treatment and supportive care have resulted in a decline in the death rate from all cancers since the 1990s. |