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16. What is the 5 year cancer survival rate by year of dignosis?

Liver cancer is one of the deadliest cancers. It remains one of the deadliest cancers. This slide shows a five year survival rate for some of the more common cancers in this country, including breast cancer, colon cancer and prostate cancer. You can see in the last twenty years because of efforts in research, advocacy, prevention and screening, you see a significant improvement in survival. Liver cancer remains one of the cancers with the worst survival. And in this slide which also came out from NCI CDC, you can see liver cancer rates in this country have continued to increase. Isn’t it time we do something about this?