Prostate Cancer Statistics for Texas
(from American Cancer Society, "Cancer Facts and Figures 2010),
Est. new cases: 144.0/100,000; 14th Lowest State per capita
Est. deaths: 24.3/100,000; 11th Lowest State per capita
Texas is doing something right! But, ...
ZERO rated Texas B, C and B- in 2006, 2007 and 2008, respectively, which takes into account screening and mortality rates, state insurance mandates and support for prostate cancer-related legislation).
Texans Deserve an A!