Road To Recovery Continues After Cancer Treatment Ends
October 14, 2021
The American Cancer Society reports that the five-year survival rate for all cancers combined that were diagnosed between 2009 and 2015 was 67 percent. That's a noteworthy and encouraging statistic, though global figures compiled by Ourworldindata.org indicate that five-year survival rates following diagnosis are significantly lower in poorer countries. In addition, the road to recovery for cancer patients typically does not end when treatments are completed.
The National Cancer Institute notes that many cancer survivors have indicated that information and support was abundant during their...