Where has cancer survival rate improved the most?
This chart presents the percent change in number of deaths due to cancer between 1999 and 2017. The number of deaths due to cancer dropped 64% in Gilmer County, WV, followed by 62.5% in Winnebago County, IA and 57% in Lee County, AR. Counties where the deaths due to cancer increased the largest between 1999 and 2017 include Sumter County, FL (-237%) followed by Douglas County, CO (-196%) and Forsyth County, GA (-183%).
- CDC Wonder, https://wonder.cdc.gov/