Why Does the Middle East Have the Lowest Cancer Rates in the World – Dr. Berg

According to Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) records, the top 10 states with the least cancer rates are New Mexico with 363.7 cases of all types of cancer out of every 100,000 residents.Arizona has 370.6 reported cases of all cancer out of every 100,000 people in the State.

Some of the leading factors influencing cancer rate are lifestyle behaviors, the use of medical care procedures, genetic predisposition, and environmental exposure to carcinogens (cancer-causing agents).

Behaviors of the residents in these states involve the practice of healthier eating habits than those in other states. Many types of cancer are associated with unhealthy lifestyle and diet. These behaviors would include smoking, which is associated with lung cancer. In these states, the levels of tobacco smoking are relatively low compared to other states in the country.