This Kentucky City Takes the Lead in Highest Cancer Rates in the State
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This Kentucky City Takes the Lead in Highest Cancer Rates in the State

According to the Kentucky Cancer Registry, Floyd County, Kentucky has the highest cancer rates in the state. In 2020, the age-adjusted cancer incidence rate in Floyd County was 232.3 cases per 100,000 people, compared to the state average of 155.3 cases per 100,000 people. Factors Contributing to High Cancer Rates 1. Smoking: A Pervasive Health…