Cancer
was the second most common cause of death in the U.S. in 2017

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Additional Information: There were 599,108 deaths in the United States from cancer in 2017.
Reference: For more information, read the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis, "Leading Causes of Death." "Leading Causes of Death."

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