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How has the percentage of people diagnosed with cancer in the united states changed over time?
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In brief: Increased
The number of people has increased -- there is a higher population -- but also, the imaging techniques (mri, ct), and laboratory tests have improved our ability to detect tumors much smaller than before , and so we tend to find more.

In brief: Increased
The number of people has increased -- there is a higher population -- but also, the imaging techniques (mri, ct), and laboratory tests have improved our ability to detect tumors much smaller than before , and so we tend to find more.
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