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How many deaths every year are caused by cardiovascular disease vs cancer in old people?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: See below

It changes every year: for 2009, the latest data from the center for disease control are: cv disease: 598, 607 malignant diseases: 568, 668 this is for all ages.
Here is the actual data if you want more detail: http://www.Cdc.Gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr59/nvsr59_04.Pdf.

In brief: See below

It changes every year: for 2009, the latest data from the center for disease control are: cv disease: 598, 607 malignant diseases: 568, 668 this is for all ages.
Here is the actual data if you want more detail: http://www.Cdc.Gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr59/nvsr59_04.Pdf.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology

In brief: A great deal.

Cardiovascular disease and cancer are the number 1 and 2 killers in this country, killing about 500000 and 250000 people per year respectively.
Most of these deaths are in old/older people.

In brief: A great deal.

Cardiovascular disease and cancer are the number 1 and 2 killers in this country, killing about 500000 and 250000 people per year respectively.
Most of these deaths are in old/older people.
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