What's the 5-Year-Survival Rate For Cancer Patients Around The World?

What's the 5-Year-Survival Rate For Cancer Patients Around The World?

Chemotherapy has made a tremendous difference in survival rates for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common type of childhood cancer. FatCamera/Getty Images hide caption Chemotherapy has made a tremendous difference in survival rates for children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common type of childhood cancer. What happens after a cancer diagnosis? That's the question investigated by a study published by the CONCORD program on cancer survival published on Tuesday in The Lancet. The study looks at patient records for adults and children diagnosed with a variety of cancers in 71 countries. The records are from 2010 to...

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