2009-09-03 20:22:37 UTC
By conducting painstaking and rigorous scientific research over the past decade or so, genuine cancer physicians and epidemiologists, prominent among whom is Prof. Hermann Brenner of Heidelberg, have determined that the permanent cure rate for all common solid cancers is 38% to 59% in women and 21% to 47% in men. For specific common cancers the cure rates are as follows:
Breast cancer - 55% to 73%
Prostate cancer - 14% to 63%
Colon and rectum cancer - 25% to 49%
Stomach cancer - 9% to 30%
Lung cancer - 4% to 13%
These cure rates were calculated by a European Working Group of 168 scientists, including Brenner, by studying registry data from hundreds of thousands of patients in 18 countries of Europe. If anybody wants to read this paper published just 4 months ago, I would be happy to send you a copy. Here's the reference:
Francisci, S., R. Capocaccia, et al. (2009). "The cure of cancer: a European perspective." Eur J Cancer 45(6): 1067-79.
I would also be happy to provide data on other cancers, and explain how cure rates are calculated. It should be a good exercise to counter the bogus information disseminated through this public forum.