Re: Ken Griffey Sr has mild Prostate Cancer, Jr's Mom is having colon cancer surgery
Originally Posted by princeton
the number of deaths per capita hasn't declined in years even though the treatments are much more sophisticated. And that's telling.
one way to think about it is that we're just getting good at detecting people that would never have succumbed
Genetics sucks. No question.
But the survival rate is high comparable to virtually every other single form of cancer known to man. Even skin cancer, IIRC.
Last edited by Falls City Beer; 08-14-2006 at 10:50 PM.