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Trends in the Number of Cancer Deaths Among Men and

Women, US, 1930-2006

300,000 295,000

Men
290,000
Men
285,000
250,000
Number of Cancer Deaths

280,000

Women 275,000
200,000 Women
270,000

265,000

150,000

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01

02

03

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06
20

20

20

20

20

20

20
100,000

50,000

0
1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000

Source: US Mortality Data, 1930-2006, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention, 2009.