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How cancer could emerge as the leading cause of death in the U.S.

Cancer could surpass heart disease as the leading cause of death among Americans this year, cialis according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

More than 614, hospital 000 Americans died of heart disease in 2014, the last year of available data, the CDC said. That same year, nearly 592,000 died of cancer.

But in 2016, almost 601,000 people may die as a result of cancer, while more than 597,000 Americans may die from heart disease, based on U.S. population size and age, and the number of deaths from these chronic diseases, said Hannah Weir, a senior epidemiologist at the CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, as well as the study’s lead author who based her projections on four decades of death in the United States.

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