December 19, 2014
Progress in the crusade against cancer

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The number of deaths from all cancers is generally down across the state.

Cancer Crusaders

Progress in the crusade against cancer

Janet Ware | 4/30/2014

Recent data show that cancer death rates in all 67 Florida counties between 2006-10 are either stable or falling. 12 Florida counties meet the Healthy People 2020 Objectives for cancer death rates established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Collier County had the lowest cancer death rate among all Florida counties between
2006-10 — 130.5 deaths per 100,000 population.

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