Note to Patients: The following news is posted for archival purposes only. Scripps no longer has a formal partnership with MD Anderson Cancer Center. We currently provide comprehensive cancer care through Scripps Cancer Center.
A new report by the American Cancer Society reveals the overall cancer death rate in the U.S. has declined for 27 straight years. This includes all-time record drops during each of the past two years tracked. Thomas Buchholz, MD, appeared on CBS 8 News to discuss the key factors driving this positive trend. Dr. Buchholz is medical director of Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center and a Scripps Clinic physician.
Watch the interview on CBS 8 News: Cancer Death Rate Declines for 27th Straight Year