Mokdad and Dwyer-Lindgren identify patterns in cancer mortality across US counties, 1980-2014, by cancer type

Mokdad and Dwyer-Lindgren identify patterns in cancer mortality across US counties, 1980-2014, by cancer type

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In this *JAMA* article, Ali Mokdad, Laura Dwyer-Lingren and colleagues estimate age-standardized county-level mortality rates from 29 cancer types, 1980 to 2014. While they found an overall decline in cancer mortality in the US during this period, significant differences in rate trends occurred across areas.

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