Special Report

States With the Highest Cancer Rates

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35. Vermont
> Cancer diagnoses per 100K: 435.6
> Breast cancer diagnoses per 100K: 130.5 (16th highest)
> Cancer deaths per 100K: 165.4 (18th highest)
> Lung cancer deaths per 100K: 41.5 (25th lowest)
> Adults who currently smoke: 17.0% (24th lowest)

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34. Michigan
> Cancer diagnoses per 100K: 435.8
> Breast cancer diagnoses per 100K: 119.0 (11th lowest)
> Cancer deaths per 100K: 168.0 (13th highest)
> Lung cancer deaths per 100K: 45.9 (15th highest)
> Adults who currently smoke: 20.4% (11th highest)

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33. Idaho
> Cancer diagnoses per 100K: 437.9
> Breast cancer diagnoses per 100K: 124.7 (22nd lowest)
> Cancer deaths per 100K: 153.8 (16th lowest)
> Lung cancer deaths per 100K: 34.4 (8th lowest)
> Adults who currently smoke: 14.5% (12th lowest)

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32. Oklahoma
> Cancer diagnoses per 100K: 442.1
> Breast cancer diagnoses per 100K: 121.5 (15th lowest)
> Cancer deaths per 100K: 184.2 (5th highest)
> Lung cancer deaths per 100K: 54.0 (6th highest)
> Adults who currently smoke: 19.6% (15th highest)

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31. Montana
> Cancer diagnoses per 100K: 443.9
> Breast cancer diagnoses per 100K: 130.1 (17th highest)
> Cancer deaths per 100K: 157.7 (20th lowest)
> Lung cancer deaths per 100K: 39.2 (19th lowest)
> Adults who currently smoke: 18.5% (18th highest)

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