Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 25th, 2004
Also, patients diagnosed between 1995 and 2000 have an estimated 64% chance of surviving 5 years, compared with a 50% rate - a coin toss - 3 decades ago, a study by National Cancer Institute and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found.
"Cancer is not necessarily a death sentence as often was seen in the past - and still is," said Dr. Loria Pollack, CDC medical officer.
The number of cancer survivors - defined as anyone...
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