According to the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, a medicine to fight breast cancer is currently in the pipeline. It targets the Bcl-2 protein, which appears to contribute… [ Get More Details ]
Because of advances in treatment, the 5-year survival rate for people with actue lymphocytic leukemia has increased from 38% in 1974-1976 to 65% in 1995-2001.
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From 1975 to 1996, new cancer drugs increased life expectancy of cancer patients by about one year, at an estimated cost of $3,000—well below the estimated value of a statistical… [ Get More Details ]