Mortality data don't fully reflect progress in fighting cancer, study suggests

01/21/2014 | HealthDay News

Progress against cancer has been shrouded by better outcomes in other areas of medicine, researchers report. "As fewer and fewer people die from heart disease, stroke and accidents, more and more people are alive long enough to be at risk of developing and dying from cancer," said researcher Samir Soneji. The analysis looked at cancer mortality in the context of progress on other diseases, and researchers found substantial progress in cancer outcomes. The work was published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

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