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Cancer Trends Progress Report – 2007 Update

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The Cancer Trends Progress Report, first issued in 2001 as the Cancer Progress Report, summarizes our nation's progress against cancer in relation to Healthy People 2010 targets set forth by the Department of Health and Human Services. The report includes key measures of progress along the cancer control continuum and uses
national trend data to illustrate where advances have been made.

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Major conclusions
Tobacco, Physical activity,
Diet, Sun prevention, more...
Early Detection
Breast, cervical, colorectal
cancer screening
Stage at diagnosis
Trends and summary tables
Breast cancer treatment
Colorectal cancer treatment
Life After Cancer
Costs of cancer care
End of Life
Person-years of life lost

The report, available only online, can be printed in part or in its entirety. Portions of the report will be updated as new data become available. The full report will next be updated in 2009.

Suggested Citation: Cancer Trends Progress Report – 2007 Update, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD, December 2007,

All material in this report is in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without permission. Citation as to source, however, is appreciated.

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