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14. PTC: Cancer Types: Other

Page title (background color coded to the topic category) : PTC Cancer Types: Other

Introductory message text: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both women and men.  Early diagnosis and treatment is essential to long term survival. The five-year survival rate is over 53 percent if the cancer is confined to the lungs, but the disease is only detected at that early stage 15 percent of the time. Once the cancer has spread, the survival rate drops below 4 percent. (see much more about lung cancer in the link below under resources - a source for our research)

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Follow-up action plan and next step suggestions

Resources related to this topic for further and deeper information/learning related to this topic

Another "other" cancer topic: Prostate Cancer

 

"... caught early, the success rate is over 90% today..."

"... each patient is different and thus treatment options are different for each situation..."

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