From 2001 to 2009, death rates for all cancers combined went down for white men and women, but went up for AI/AN men and women.In addition, white people lived longer than AI/AN people after being diagnosed with nearly all types of cancer.
From 2001 to 2009, death rates per 100,000 people for all cancer sites combined had significant differences by region for AI/ANs, but not nearly as much for white people.
For all areas combined, the five most common causes of cancer deaths among AI/AN men were lung, colon and rectum, prostate, liver, and kidney.
The five most common types of cancer among AI/AN women were breast, lung, colon and rectum, uterus, and kidney.
From 1999 to 2009, the incidence rates per 100,000 people for all cancers combined showed a geographic pattern similar to death rates.
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