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How many people diagnosed with cancer are cured?

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Cancer has been recognized for thousands of years as a human ailment, yet only in the past century has medical science understood what cancer really is and how it progresses. Cancer specialists, called oncologists, have made remarkable advances in cancer diagnosis, prevention, and treatment. Today, more than half of all people diagnosed with cancer are cured. However, some forms of the disease remain frustratingly difficult to treat. For those people who cannot be cured, modern treatment can significantly improve quality of life and may extend survival.

From: Understanding Cancer -- the Basics WebMD Medical Reference

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National Cancer Institute. 

WebMD Medical Reference from the American College of Physicians: "Oncology I Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention."

Reviewed by Louise Chang on January 27, 2018

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National Cancer Institute. 

WebMD Medical Reference from the American College of Physicians: "Oncology I Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention."

Reviewed by Louise Chang on January 27, 2018

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