Improvements in treatments for NSCLC, blood cancers, and melanoma continue to accelerate annual drop in overall cancer mortality rates

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Overall cancer mortality rates in the United States continued to drop precipitously, falling by 2.4% from 2017-2018, according to the American Cancer Society’s latest Cancer Statistics report.

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