WBUR: “The ‘Nantucket Effect’? Latest Cancer Stats Find Island’s Death Rate Has Plummeted”

WBUR in Boston has an interesting story today on a new JAMA study of cancer death rates that found Nantucket’s rate has plummeted in recent decades. The story features some commentary from Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s oncology program director Dr. Richard Penson:

While statewide death rates are down 24 percent, Nantucket’s are down 42 percent, one of the most impressive drops in the country according to that new paper in the journal JAMA.

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