Cancer death rates dropped 23 percent since 1991.
The decrease in cancer fatalities has been a little more dramatic for men than women.
Death from female breast cancer has declined 36 percent since 1989.
And death from prostate cancer has dropped 50 percent since its peak. (Video via American Cancer Society)
Lung cancer death rates have declined, too — 38 percent for males (between 1990 and 2012) and 13 percent for females (between 2002 and 2012). (Video via Truth)
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