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Number of child cancer survivors quadruples in US, Canada
Yahoo! News

Modern medicine has made huge strides when it comes to treating children with cancer, and four times as many youths now survive cancer compared to decades ago, researchers said.

Life expectancy after a battle with pediatric cancer is also longer than it used to be, according to the findings released at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting.

The study was based on an analysis of more than 34,000 participants in the federally funded Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.