1 in 5 cancer deaths in the US – 134,000 lives in 2018 alone -could be prevented by adoption of known cancer preventive behaviors and broader access to high‐quality cancer care. No new treatments necessary, just ensuring that everyone can and does access the treatments we already have.

The nation?s cancer experts say it is possible to eliminate more than 1 in 5 cancer deaths in the U.S. even if researchers never invent another test or treatment. If all Americans took full advantage of the best medical care the country has to offer, the cancer mortality rate would fall by 22%

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-cancer-health-disparities-20180710-story.html

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Robert Zinn, M.D., Ph.D. is a medical doctor, physician, and web entrepreneur, who, for over 15 years was employed by academic and research institutions and focused his clinical practices on very specialized patient populations, such as those with rare genetic diseases or rare cancers. He shares his knowledge through his website, NutritionTheory.org

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