Study Demonstrates Plunge in Breast Cancer Deaths

Study Demonstrates Plunge in Breast Cancer Deaths

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mammogram test, from NIHSixty years ago, a woman had just a 25 percent chance of living ten years if she got a breast cancer diagnosis. Now the survival rate is more than 75 percent, U.S. doctors reported on Wednesday.

The study of patients dating back to 1944 demonstrates how improvements in treatment and screening have transformed the disease, once considered a virtual death sentence.

(READ the article at Reuters)

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