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Cancer report describes ‘amazing progress’

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LOS ANGELES — There were more than 13.7 million cancer survivors living in the United States in 2012 — nearly 2 million more than in 2008 — according to a cancer research report released Tuesday.

But the numbers of Americans who die from cancer is also projected to rise as the nation’s population ages, according to the American Association for Cancer Research’s 2013 progress report. That makes it likely that cancer will soon be the No. 1 disease-related killer of Americans, outpacing heart disease.

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