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The CDC mapped out where people with cancer live in the US — here's what it found

Business Insider Logo By Lydia Ramsey of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 8: <p>Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the US, accounting for one in four deaths in Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.</p><p> Over the last few decades, cancer death rates <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/cancer-death-rates-kids-teens-declining-2016-9?utm_source=msn.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=msn-slideshow&utm_campaign=bodyurl"> have been falling</a>, with the exception of a few key <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/cancer-death-rates-down-overall-since-1991-2016-1?utm_source=msn.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=msn-slideshow&utm_campaign=bodyurl"> types of cancer:</a> liver, pancreatic, and endometrial cancer. </p><p> To get a better look at the incidence of cancer and cancer death rates across the US, <a href="https://nccd.cdc.gov/USCSDataViz/rdPage.aspx#rdTabPanel-TabUSDemographics"> the CDC mapped out the data</a> on a state-by-state level. Here's what they found.</p>

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the US, accounting for one in four deaths in Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Over the last few decades, cancer death rates have been falling, with the exception of a few key types of cancer: liver, pancreatic, and endometrial cancer.

To get a better look at the incidence of cancer and cancer death rates across the US, the CDC mapped out the data on a state-by-state level. Here's what they found.

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