WAMC New York News
4:52 am
Thu February 9, 2006

Cancer deaths on the decline

Albany, NY – The American Cancer Society says the number of cancer deaths in the United States is showing a history-making decline for the first time in 70 years. The organization predicts 565,000 cancer deaths in the country this year--a number anti-smoking and cancer prevention awareness campaigns are helping to lower. In New York's Capital Region those campaigns are going strong, with signs of getting stronger.

WAMC's Capital District Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports.