U.S. cancer rates decline, but some communities fare worse
Clip: 01/09/2019 | 5m 45s Video has closed captioning.
The death rate from cancer in the U.S. fell 27 percent between 1991 and 2016 due to earlier detection and a decline in smoking, according to a new study by the American Cancer Society. But obesity-related cancer deaths are increasing, and the disparity between outcomes in wealthy and poor communities is widening. John Yang talks to Dr. J. Leonard Lichtenfeld, ACS acting chief medical officer.
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