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Delaware’s Cancer Mortality Rates Further Decline As DPH Releases Annual Cancer Incidence And Mortality Report

DOVER, DE (Oct. 10, 2022) – Delaware’s cancer mortality, or death, rate has further declined, according to the latest cancer data from the Division of Public Health (DPH).  Between 2005 and 2019, mortality rates for cancer at all locations throughout the body, known as all-site cancer, decreased an average of 1.7% per year in both Delaware and […]




Delaware’s Cancer Mortality Rates Continue To Decrease; Public Health Releases Latest Cancer Report

DOVER, DEL. (Oct. 11, 2021) – According to the latest cancer data from the Division of Public Health (DPH), Delaware’s mortality rate for all cancer sites combined (all-site cancer) improved in most categories during the last decade; however, the state remains 15th-highest in the U.S. for the timeframe of 2013-2017, which is unchanged from 2012-2016. […]




DPH Urges Delawareans at High Risk of Lung Cancer to Get Life-Saving Screenings

April Designated as Lung Cancer Screening Awareness Month DOVER – Dramatic “before-and-after-smoking” inflatable lungs shared center stage with Governor John Carney as he urged Delawareans at high risk of lung cancer to get life-saving screenings. Governor Carney proclaimed April as Lung Cancer Screening Awareness Month in Delaware at the Delaware Cancer Consortium’s (DCC) annual retreat […]







 Pages Tagged With: "lung cancer"

Delaware’s Cancer Mortality Rates Further Decline As DPH Releases Annual Cancer Incidence And Mortality Report

DOVER, DE (Oct. 10, 2022) – Delaware’s cancer mortality, or death, rate has further declined, according to the latest cancer data from the Division of Public Health (DPH).  Between 2005 and 2019, mortality rates for cancer at all locations throughout the body, known as all-site cancer, decreased an average of 1.7% per year in both Delaware and […]




Delaware’s Cancer Mortality Rates Continue To Decrease; Public Health Releases Latest Cancer Report

DOVER, DEL. (Oct. 11, 2021) – According to the latest cancer data from the Division of Public Health (DPH), Delaware’s mortality rate for all cancer sites combined (all-site cancer) improved in most categories during the last decade; however, the state remains 15th-highest in the U.S. for the timeframe of 2013-2017, which is unchanged from 2012-2016. […]




DPH Urges Delawareans at High Risk of Lung Cancer to Get Life-Saving Screenings

April Designated as Lung Cancer Screening Awareness Month DOVER – Dramatic “before-and-after-smoking” inflatable lungs shared center stage with Governor John Carney as he urged Delawareans at high risk of lung cancer to get life-saving screenings. Governor Carney proclaimed April as Lung Cancer Screening Awareness Month in Delaware at the Delaware Cancer Consortium’s (DCC) annual retreat […]