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More Nova Scotians Surviving Cancer Ron Dewar

Promising news for Nova Scotians! Today, more Canadians than ever before are surviving a diagnosis of cancer. This information was recently published by Statistics Canada in a national level update, based on people who were living with cancer from 2004 to 2006. While the national level picture is informative, it is important for Nova Scotians to understand cancer survival at a provincial level and know how we are doing compared to the country as a whole.

Ron Dewar, a Senior Epidemiologist with Cancer Care Nova Scotia, has compared the national figures to Nova Scotia data for the most common cancers.

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