Chemotherapy Survival Rate

I’m sure you have seen this interesting Survival Rate Graph, by Australian Oncologists: Lead author Associate Professor Graeme Morgan,a radiation oncologist at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney; Professor Robyn Ward is a medical oncologist at University of New South Wales/St. Vincent’s Hospital and a third author, Dr. Michael Barton, a radiation oncologist and a member of the Collaboration for Cancer Outcomes Research and Evaluation.  The study concluded that overall, chemotherapy contributes just over 2 percent to improved survival in cancer patients.

I didn’t  realize that Hodgkin’s lymphoma has a three times higher survival rate than the non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma – with chemotherapy, that is.

to read the entire article:

Of course, the study being from 2005, it can be argued that nowadays there are much more effective chemotherapies in use.?


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