CDC: Cancer Rates Dropped in 2010
the MPR take:
Rates of invasive cancer in individuals dropped in 2010 compared to the previous year, according to the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Cases of invasive cancers were reported in 745,383 males and 711,113 among females in 2010, compared to 757,545 male cases and 718,959 female cases in 2009. The highest rates seen in prostate, female breast, lung and bronchus, and colon and rectum cancers. The factors contributing to the decline are currently unknown.
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