Between 1990/1991 and 2008, the overall cancer mortality rates decreased by 22.9 percent in men and 15.3 percent in women—around 1,024,400 deaths avoided—primarily due to reductions in tobacco use among… [ Get More Details ]
A prostate cancer vaccine, sipleucel-T immunotherapy, in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate
cancer, reduced the risk of death by 22 percent compared to placebo, and represented a 4.2 month improvement in… [ Get More Details ]
Widespread use of telomerase inhibitors could result in a 50% cure rate and a 25% prolongation of life for 50% of eligible patients with solid tumors.
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“If you had been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) in 1999, chances were that you would not be alive today. Just 3 out of 10 patients survived for… [ Get More Details ]
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 ]