Cancer rates down, youth awareness of risks up

01.02.2013                      21.Schwat. 5773

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Cancer rates down, youth awareness of risks up

Israel Cancer Association says many risk factors remain.

Although cancer causes more deaths among Israelis than any other disease, the latest findings show that cancer deaths here are relatively low compared to most countries.
Mortality from malignancies has dropped among Jewish Israeli men and women and among Arab Israeli women, but increased among Arab Israeli men, largely because of their high smoking rate….