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01.09.2019 | editorial

Screening and prophylaxis of cancer

verfasst von: Holger Rumpold, MD

Erschienen in: memo - Magazine of European Medical Oncology | Ausgabe 3/2019

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Cancer is the second most common cause of death in developed countries, preceded only by heart diseases. Due to demographic changes, the number of cancer patients is rising and will increase to an estimated 15 million people in the United States by 2020, for example. This increase is complemented by the recent progress in treatment of cancer. This has led to a significant increase of cancer-related survival rates across all entities. The success in the fight against cancer is further augmented by screening programs enabling the detection of cancer in early stages, when cure is more likely to be reached than in later stages. …
Metadaten
Titel
Screening and prophylaxis of cancer
verfasst von
Holger Rumpold, MD
Publikationsdatum
01.09.2019
Verlag
Springer Vienna
Erschienen in
memo - Magazine of European Medical Oncology / Ausgabe 3/2019
Print ISSN: 1865-5041
Elektronische ISSN: 1865-5076
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12254-019-00526-7

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