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CBS 8 News Explores Reasons Behind Declining Cancer Death Rates in U.S.

Medical director of Scripps MD Anderson offers perspective

A black female cancer survivor wearing a white shirt and purple head scarf celebrates declining U.S. cancer death rates.

Medical director of Scripps MD Anderson offers perspective

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

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