Report: Breast Cancer Death Rate in Israel Is Sixth Highest in OECD

In contrast, death rates from prostate cancer are among the lowest, according to an Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development report, which compared 2011 figures from 34 countries.

Israel's health system is operating at full capacity and increasingly depends on private funding, a report released Thursday by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reveals. While Israel ranked relatively highly in indicators such as life expectancy and obesity, death rates from breast cancer are the sixth...