Cancer Rates in the United States are Decreasing

According to a new study released by the American Cancer Society, cancer death rates have been decreasing between 2004 and 2008. The study found that cancer rates have dropped 1.8% per year in men and 1.6% per year in women.

The report attributes advances in cancer screenings and treatment to the prevention of more than a million deaths from cancer since the early 1990s.

Many of the La Peer physicians specialize in various cancer screenings and treatments. If you have a history of cancer in your family, you should begin screenings at an early age in order to increase the odds of detecting cancer at an early, treatable stage.

La Peer surgeons are all experts in their given fields and use the most advanced cancer treatment solutions available.