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Since 1980, 83 percent of gains in life expectancy for cancer patients have been attributable to new treatments.

Sun, E, D Lakdawalla, C Ryes, D Goldman, T Phillipson, et al. The Determinants of Recent Gains in Cancer Survival: An analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database. J Clin Oncolo. 2008; 27(15S). http://meeting.ascopubs.org/cgi/content/short/26/15_suppl/6616

Reference

Title
The Determinants of Recent Gains in Cancer Survival: An analysis of the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database
Publication
J Clin Oncolo
Publication Date
2008
Authors
Sun, E, D Lakdawalla, C Ryes, D Goldman, T Phillipson, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 27, Issue 15S
URL
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