State Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Mortality Patterns in the United States

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Naishadham, Lansdrop-Vogelaar, Siegel, Cokkinides, and Jemal look at different U.S. States to determine their colorectal cancer mortality rates starting from the year 1990-2007. The investigators utilized age-standardized colorectal cancer death rates using joinpoint regression....

Annual report to the nation on the status of cancer, 1975-2006, featuring colorectal cancer trends and impact of interventions (risk factors, screening, and treatment) to reduce future rates

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Edwards, Ward, Kohler, Eheman, Zauber, Anderson, Jemal, Schymura, et. al, start of by providing a little background information on where they obtained their data from and the cancer in which they were interested in studying. In this article they focus on incidence and death rate...

CDC director explains what he hates about electronic cigarettes

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Of all the threats to Americans’ health — a list that includes bird flu, measles and West Nile virus — few get Dr. Tom Frieden as riled up as electronic cigarettes. As director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Frieden has a ready-made platform for...