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2015 ASCO Annual Meeting /
Improved care has extended lifespan of childhood cancer survivors since the 1970s

29th May - 2nd Jun 2015

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Published: 31.05.15
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Dr Gregory Armstrong - St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Mempis, USA

Dr Armstrong talks to ecancertv at ASCO 2015 about an analysis of over 34,000 participants in the federally funded Childhood Cancer Survivor Study showing improvement in late mortality achieved over three decades.

Among five-year survivors, all-cause mortality at 15 years of diagnosis dropped from 12.4% to 6%.

Read the news article and watch the press conference for more.

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Founding partners

European Cancer Organisation European Institute of Oncology

Founding Charities

Foundazione Umberto Veronesi Fondazione IEO Swiss Bridge

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ecancer Global Foundation