CRF: Improving the Health of Marylanders
Date: March 21, 2011
Maryland Cancer Rates Continue to Decline
In the 1980s, Maryland ranked among the highest in cancer incidence and death rates. With targeted state initiatives, including the Maryland State Council on Cancer Control and the Cigarette Restitution Fund, these rates have steadily declined.
Maryland’s Cancer Deaths
*This is the most recent data available for all states