A collaboration report by three top agencies in America, the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the American Cancer Society, released data showing more Americans survived the top-killer disease from 2003 to 2007. The rate of dying of cancer disease dropped about 1.6% per year for the period.
Citing the study, AFP reported that more American men survived some type of cancers include lung, colon, oral, stomach, and brain tumors. While for the same period, more American men also experienced other type of cancers, include kidney, pancreas, liver, and skin.
For American women, the study shows a drop in breast, lung, colorectal, uterine, cervical, bladder, and oral cavity cancers. However, American women also saw cancer rates were up for other type of cancers include kidney, pancreas, and thyroid, leukemia, and melanoma.