Published in Cancer Weekly, February 3rd, 1997
Lung and prostate cancer will be the leading killers among the 2,400 Utah residents who succumb to the disease in 1997.
Lung cancer will lead with 460 patients, followed by prostate cancer at 240 patients, the group estimated.
The nation's highest predicted cancer death rate was for the District of Columbia at 221 per 100,000 people. The national average is 173.
ACS researchers have speculated that Utah's projected mortality rate...
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