By SAMANTHA MEANEY, M.D.
ABC News Medical Unit
May 17, 2012
Cancer Survivors Face a New Challenge in Care.
Catherine Fitch was just 21 years old when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Today, the five-year survival rate for patients diagnosed with this disease is 85 percent. But 36 years ago, when she received her diagnosis, it was almost a death sentence.
“The literature at that point called it a fatal disease,” she said. Fitch, however, was lucky; she went… READ MORE AT: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/cancer-survivors-face-challenge-care/story?id=16363672#.T7l6Mo7PUhs