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... The review, authored by Roland Sturm, PhD of RAND Corporation ...
Urbana-Champaign, notes that paradoxically, rising obesity rates coincided ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/sturmobesityeconomics

Whites', Blacks' Pancreatic Cancer Death Rates Diverge ...

... Obesity, they write, may be one of the factors contributing to the rise in death
rates among whites. Obesity is linked to an increased risk of death in ...

http://www.cancer.org/research/acsresearchupdates/more/whites-blacks-pancreatic-cancer-death-rates-diverge

Cancer Facts and Statistics | American Cancer Society

... Americans have the highest death rate and shortest ... factors (eg, tobacco use,
obesity, and alcohol ... population, as well as improving survival rates. ...

http://www.cancer.org/research/cancerfactsstatistics/index

A Weighty Question: Surgery For Obesity?

... But as obesity has marched on, so have the ... which is a very low death rate for
this ... United States , the researchers examined death rates for close to ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2007/09/08/a-weighty-question-surgery-for-obesity.aspx

Special Section: Cancers with Increasing Incidence Trends in ...

... Survival:The five-year survival rate for kidney ... through smoking cessation and
avoidance of obesity. ... Jemal A. Breast cancer incidence rates in US ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@research/documents/document/acspc-038827.pdf

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... 20% increased death risk from pancreatic cancer, the lack of an increase in
pancreas cancer mortality rates in blacks, among whom obesity is more ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/mapancreatic

Cancer Statistics about African Americans Released

... & Figures for African Americans, statistics published every 2 ... overall cancer
death rate in African ... Obesity rates have increased significantly for both ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/expertvoices/post/2013/02/04/cancer-statistics-about-african-americans-released.aspx

Cancer Facts & Figures for African Americans 2013-2014

... by avoiding risk factors such as obesity, physical inactivity ... Rates are per 100,000
and age adjusted to the ... divided by the unrounded rate in whites. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-036921.pdf

Annual Report: Rate of Cancer Deaths Continues to Fall

... The rate of new cases of some cancers, including pancreas, kidney, thyroid ...
tobacco use has declined by a third while obesity rates have doubled. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/news/annualreport-rate-of-cancer-deaths-continues-to-fall

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... The overall rate of new cancer diagnoses, also known as incidence, among ...
tobacco use has declined by a third while obesity rates have doubled ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=357