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WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is calling on the federal government to make pancreatic cancer research a national priority, as the incidence and death rates for the fourth leading cause of cancer death in our country continue to increase according to "Cancer Facts & Figures 2011," a report released today by the American Cancer Society.
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, we are recognizing the 40th anniversary of the enactment of the 1971 National Cancer Act and the significant improvement in overall cancer survival rates from 50 percent to 68 percent. However, not all Americans have reason to celebrate.
Survival rates of wealthier patients and those younger than 70 with glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive malignant brain tumor, have improved since 2000, whereas rates for those living in poorer areas and older than 70 have remained stagnant.
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif., Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is leading the way to increase the survival rates of people with this devastating disease by announcing today The Vision of Progress: Double the Pancreatic Cancer Survival Rate by 2020.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is calling attention to the fourth leading cause of cancer death in the United States during National Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in November.
In the largest, most modern, single-institution study of its kind, Mayo Clinic urologists mined a long-term data registry for survival rates of patients who underwent radical prostatectomy for localized prostate cancer.
MARLTON, N.J., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- September marks Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. For those diagnosed with the disease and their families, it's an ideal time to dispel common myths associated with prostate cancer.
"The innovative factor contributed by our work is its relevance to population and measurement of relative survival, which enables us to discover survival related to cancer in a more precise way", MarÃa Dolores Chirlaque, main author of the study and researcher in the Epidemiology Service of the Department of Health and Consumption in Murcia, explains to SINC.
National comparisons of lung cancer survival in England, Norway and Sweden 2001-2004; differences occur early in follow up.
More conservative treatment, or watchful waiting of localized prostate cancer may be why outcomes have improved, U.S researchers said. Grace L.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.