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Vision of a golden age: cancer charity looks to the future

BMJ 1995; 311 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7010.897a (Published 07 October 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:897
  1. CLAUDIA COURT
  1. BMJ

    A new golden age of drug discovery, which could see a reduction of 75000 in the annual death rate from cancer by 2020, is predicted in a new report from the Imperial Cancer Research Fund. The fund paints a picture of myriad improvements in treatment for cancer, care, and survival rates over the next 25 years—but says that this can happen only if patients with cancer receive better support.

    The report, which has been submitted to the Department of Health, was compiled by a group of more …

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