According to the American Cancer Society, yearly deaths from cancer are decreasing— marking the first period of decline in nearly 70 years. ReachMD takes a closer look at the driving forces behind these advances: medications that hone in on specific tumor targets, more accurate screening and diagnostic technologies, and pioneering surgical methods that provide new hope for patients suffering from these devastating diseases.
Brian P. McDonough, MD, FAAFPPeer
Renée Simone Yolanda Allen, MD, MHSc., FACOGPeer
Jennifer Caudle, DOPeer