Cancer success one to boast about

From The Australian, 31 May 2008:
ONE in two Australian men and one in three Australian women will be diagnosed with cancer by age 85.
If they happen to be living in Denmark at the time, around half of them could expect to still be alive and kicking within five years. Luckily though, they’re in Australia, which means nearly two-thirds can expect to survive for five years after diagnosis, which for many is as good as a total cure.
The difference between one-half and two-thirds might not sound like much, but with an estimated 106,000 new cases of cancer diagnosed in Australia each year, the numbers soon add up and paint an impressive picture of cancer survival Down Under. Read more.

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