Discussing the Continuing Decline in Overall Cancer Mortality in the United States

In this podcast, we speak with Rebecca Siegel, MPH, strategic director of surveillance information services in the Intramural Research Department at the American Cancer Society, and the lead author of the annual Cancer Statistics report that estimates the number of new cancer cases and deaths in the United States each year.

For the 25th consecutive year, overall cancer mortality rates in the United States have dropped. However, while many cancers have experienced declining rates of incidence and mortality, others have not. In addition, racial and socioeconomic factors continue to play a role in inequalities among cancer incidence and mortality rates.

In this podcast, we speak with Rebecca Siegel, MPH, strategic director of surveillance information services in the Intramural Research Department at the American Cancer Society, and the lead author of the annual Cancer Statistics report that estimates the number of new cancer cases and deaths in the United States each year.

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