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Improving the Cancer Care Experience for Rare Cancer Survivors

Award Year: 2006 Investigator: Amy Dockser Marcus
Recent statistics confirm that fewer Americans are dying of cancer. Yet major advances in diagnosing and treating cancer have not helped a large and growing number of patients those with rare cancers. Although the numbers of people with specific types of rare cancer are small, when added together, they constitute a significant proportion of all newly diagnosed cancer cases in the U.S.