Research

The Results of New Cancer Research

Cancer, Research
In a recent Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program research conducted on 740, 990 persons, it was concluded that about 25 persons of older adults and 11 percent of younger adults diagnosed with cancer had a history of cancer. In other words, as the number of cancer survivors keeps growing, understanding the nature of prior cancer is important when it comes to improving the clinical trial accrual and patient experience. The goal of this study was to analyze the prevalence of prior cancer among persons who have previously been diagnosed with cancer as the population of cancer survivors keeps growing across the United States. The people who were analyzed in the research are individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer between January 2009 and December 2013. Prevalence of...