Boston Globe: “Drop in Cancer Deaths Reflect Failures of Our Society. Really.”

Boston Globe
February 21, 2020

In “Drop in cancer deaths reflect failures of our society. Really” published in the Boston Globe, Dr. Peter Bach addresses the nation’s societal failures to improve the state of our population’s health even in the midst of declining cancer death rates. The same data that show a 2% reduction in cancer death rates show a rise in death rates from overdoses, suicides, and diabetes. In this new generation of pressing public health crises, “progress we require will come from exertion, not invention”.
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