07/19/2010 // Dallas, TX, USA // Get Cancer Answers // Get Cancer Answers
Cancer rates began to decline in the early 1990’s and have resulted in 767,000 fewer cancer related deaths over the past 20 years. Men have seen the largest decrease in cancer, about 21% in the last two decades. The disease has also become less prevalent in women with a 12.3% decrease between 1990 and 2006. Among the fastest fading cancer sites are lung, prostate and colorectal cancers in males and breast and colorectal cancer in females.