Information on Life after Cancer Now Available on NIHSeniorHealth.gov – 1
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. I’m Joe Balintfy. Over 11 million people in the U.S. are cancer survivors.
Rowland: These figures reflect the progress we’ve been making in diagnosing earlier and treating more effectively individuals who develop cancer.
Narrator: Dr. Julia Rowland is the director of the Office of Cancer Survivorship at the National Cancer Institute.
Rowland: This is a disease that is very prominent in our older population and one therefore great attention to this group.
Narrator: That’s why the National Library of Medicine, National Institute on Aging, and National Cancer Institute have developed a new topic on the NIHSeniorHealth Website called Life after Cancer. To view this topic, visit www.NIHSeniorHealth.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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