A study in JAMA Network Open predicted a 12% increase in the overall number of cancer cases in the US each year, from less than 1.74 million last year to more than 1.88 million by 2040, along with an almost 27% decrease in overall annual cancer death rates over the same period. Liver cancer will lead incidences of the most common cancers, followed by melanoma and leukemia, and breast cancer incidences will rise by a little over a third in the time period, according to the study.
Researchers foresee growth in annual US cancer cases
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