The US Cancer Program and Specific Types of Cancer, 1975–2007: A Failure (Part 1)

In a recent article we assessed the US cancer program by analyzing the overall incidence and mortality rates of all cancers combined.1 This article uses the same framework of analysis to assess the evolution, over 1975–2007, of 24 specific types of cancer. The analysis is presented in three parts: Part 1 covers 10 cancers from bladder cancer to kidney cancer. Parts 2 and 3, to be published in future issues of this journal, cover the remaining types of cancer in alphabetical order. (more…)