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Topic: Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups statement

Imagine a world where people no longer suffer with cancer.
A world where cancer is not a deadly, but a liveable disease. Every day
cancer clinical trials are bringing us one step closer to making that
vision a reality. There are more new treatments and new drugs available
to cancer patients today than ever before. Many people who
have had cancer live longer and enjoy a better quality of life than
was possible thirty years ago.
Clinical trials are the necessary link between cancer research and
improved treatment options for patients. Dr. Robert L. Comis, president
and chairman of the Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups,
offers an example of how clinical trials work to advance treatment:

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Re: Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups statement

Gosh - reading this really comforted me.  Thank you, Marion.

“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Re: Coalition of National Cancer Cooperative Groups statement

Julia...I am glad, and you are very welcome.  I have found that information is one of the top tools to acquire when this cancer comes in to our life.  Fortunately we have the internet.  How is your sis doing?
Best wishes,
Marion

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