More Americans Living With History of Cancer

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There are currently more than 15-million Americans with a history of cancer and that number is expected to climb.
 
The American Cancer Society projects there will be more than 20-million cancer survivors by the year 2026.
 
Cancer rates have stabilized and even declined slightly But the number of survivors continues to increase because of a growing population and advances in treatment.
 
About one-half of current cancer survivors are 70 or older.
 
About 65,000 are under the age of 14.

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