Daily Archives: December 18, 2009

National study showing steady decline among ‘big four’ U.S. cancer killers

The National Institute of Health, along with the American Cancer Society, National Cancer Institute, Centers for Disease Control and be safePrevention and North American Association of Central Cancer Registries published the study last week showing the declines in deaths and diagnosis from numerous cancers.

Massachusetts Antismoking Plan Gets Attention

BOSTON — When Massachusetts began offering virtually free treatments to help poor residents of the state stop smoking in 2006, smoking cigarettesproponents hoped the new Medicaid program would someday reap benefits.