Blackford County Reports High Number of Cancer Deaths
by Sammy Edmonds
posted Feb 26 2014 10:52AM
Health officials in Blackford County are investigating what they believe to be an unusually large number of cancer deaths.
Indiana.gov reported that in 2006, the county had the highest rates of all cancers in Indiana. BlackfordCounty ranks number one for breast and lung cancers and number two for colon/rectal cancer.
The Blackford County Concerned Citizens group is raising money to fund research into the death rates.