|CHN Health Matters|
|Written by By: P. Michael Shattuck, CHN Family Physician|
|Tuesday, October 29, 2013 5:40 AM|
In 1971, then president Richard Nixon signed legislation that has been labeled as the start of the “war on cancer.” Although the expectations were high, the results have not been as successful as expected. There have been victories in the battle but cancer remains a significant health concern. As heart disease death rates decline, cancer is now the leading cause of death in Americans less than 85 years old.
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