The number of deaths from breast cancer has fallen by almost 40% since the early 1990s, according new data from Cancer Research UK.
The charity said there has been improved detection of breast cancer through routine screening and experts have developed more specialist care and effective treatments. The figures show:
- Breast cancer - death rate falls by 38%
- Bowel cancer - death rate falls by 34%
- Lung cancer - death rate falls by 27%
- Prostate cancer - death rate falls by 21%
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