How to Prevent a Fatal Case of Undetected Cancer
The American Cancer Society reported that the combined five-year relative survival rate for all cancers has increased since the 1960s, from 39 percent to 70 percent among whites and from 27 percent to 64 percent among blacks. Although advancements in screening and treatments helped improve these numbers, it is important to know that a significant contributor to receiving a good prognosis — perhaps above all — is early detection.
The question is: How long can you have cancer without realizing it? This article discusses which cancers have a higher chance of going undetected, as well as which steps you can
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