Cancer

The leading cause of death for Americans ages 45 to 64 in 2017

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Additional Information: Cancer accounts for 28 percent of deaths among those in this age group.
Reference: For more information, read the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analysis, "Deaths: Leading Causes for 2017." "Deaths: Leading Causes for 2017."

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