Despite National Progress, Colorectal Cancer Hot Spots Remain

Despite National Progress, Colorectal Cancer Hot Spots Remain

By Scott Hensley

Since 1970, the national colorectal cancer death rate has been cut in half. But progress has lagged in the Lower Mississippi Delta, Appalachia and counties in eastern Virginia and North Carolina.

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Via: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2015/07/08/420840287/despite-national-progress-colorectal-cancer-hot-spots-remain?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=us

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