Death


Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in men.

Leading causes of death:
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3. Ischemic Stroke
4. COPD

What is the 4th leading cause of death in the US ? REF

This ds accounts for 1% of malignant CA with mean age at dx of 61 years. REF

Worldwide CAP is the leading cause of death in children < 5 yo. REF

Stroke is the 3rd mc cx of death in the US. HTN is the most powerful predictor of stroke. REF

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States.  In 2006, lung cancer caused more deaths than colorectal, breast, and prostate cancers combined. REF

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the * most common cause of death during the first 6 months of life in the United States, with a peak incidence at 2–4 months of age and a quick dropoff by the age of 6 months.


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