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The U.S. ranks 2nd in breast cancer survival

26 August 2009 Leave a comment

According to a study published in The Lancet Oncology in 2008, the United States ranks second out of thirty nations in the five year survival rate for women diagnosed with breast cancer. Cuba ranks first.

The U.S. ranks 41st in breast cancer death rates

25 August 2009 1 comment

According to the World Health Organization, in 2004 an estimated 15.6 out of every 100,000 Americans died of breast cancer, which makes the United States rank forty-first in that category. Denmark ranks first, with an estimated 28.0 deaths per 100,000 people.

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