2010 American Cancer Society Statistics Article Now Available

The 2010 American Cancer Society Statistics are now available, published in the September/October issue of CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.  According to the abstract,

Overall cancer incidence rates decreased in the most recent time period in both men (1.3% per year from 2000 to 2006) and women (0.5% per year from 1998 to 2006), largely due to decreases in the 3 major cancer sites in men (lung, prostate, and colon and rectum [colorectum]) and 2 major cancer sites in women (breast and colorectum). This decrease occurred in all racial/ethnic groups in both men and women with the exception of American Indian/Alaska Native women, in whom rates were stable.

The full text of this and other issues of CA, back to 1950, are available via the Graff Library’s list of Online Journals, Ebooks, etc.

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