Cancer Survival Rates Improving, Less So For Elderly Patients

February 20, 2015 2:29 PM

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It’s rare to hear any genuinely reassuring news on cancer these days, but according to the latest roundup of statistics we are as a country fighting off cancer at the highest rate in recorded history. Treatment methods and improving and healthy living guidelines may also be playing a role, but regardless of what’s to be credited with the improvement, things are definitely heading in the right direction.

Dr. Karim Chamie of the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center chaired a project in which today’s cancer patients appear to have more faith and confidence in modern treatment methods than ever before.

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