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Are cancer rates increasing in our country?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: See below

Incidence of cancer has increased slightly and mortality has decreased slightly.
See this site for more details. http://seer.cancer.gov/csr/1975_2009_pops09/index.html.

In brief: See below

Incidence of cancer has increased slightly and mortality has decreased slightly.
See this site for more details. http://seer.cancer.gov/csr/1975_2009_pops09/index.html.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Yes and No

Overall, cancer rates have decreased since the 1990's.
However, while some common cancer rates are decreasing (lung, breast, colon cancers) the rates for some other cancers (non-hodgkins lymphomas, melanomas) are increasing.

In brief: Yes and No

Overall, cancer rates have decreased since the 1990's.
However, while some common cancer rates are decreasing (lung, breast, colon cancers) the rates for some other cancers (non-hodgkins lymphomas, melanomas) are increasing.
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
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