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New Study Shows Breast Cancer Death Rate Drops Nearly 40 Percent Over A 25-Year Period

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While breast cancer is still the second leading cause of cancer death among women, the American Cancer Society recently reported death rates from the disease declined nearly 40 percent between 1989 and 2015. Dr. Carlos Arteaga is a breast cancer physician, researcher and director of the Sammons Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He says there are four principal reasons for the decline: