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What percentage of deaths are related to cancer?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: 20-30%

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the us and about a quarter of all deaths are due to cancer. Heart disease is the number one cause of death.

In brief: 20-30%

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the us and about a quarter of all deaths are due to cancer. Heart disease is the number one cause of death.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: About 20%

I believe that as usual, dr. Singh is correct.
Government figures will give numbers as low as 13%, but in my experience doing autopsies on the elderly, cancer is often missed and death attributed wrongly to cardiovascular disease.

In brief: About 20%

I believe that as usual, dr. Singh is correct.
Government figures will give numbers as low as 13%, but in my experience doing autopsies on the elderly, cancer is often missed and death attributed wrongly to cardiovascular disease.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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