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SURVIVORSHIP OF CANCER CASES IN CONNECTICUT

(MICROSCOPICALLY PROVED CASES)

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SURVIVORSHIP OF CANCER CASES IN CONNECTICUT

(MICROSCOPICALLY PROVED CASES)

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SURVIVORSHIP OF CANCER CASES IN CONNECTICUT

(MICROSCOPICALLY PROVED CASES)

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NO. OF YEARS OF SURVIVAL

SOURCE OF DATA: CONNECTICUT STATE DEPARTMENT

OF HEALTH - E.J. MACDONALD

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WHITE FEMALE CANCER DEATH RATES* BY SITE

United States , 1933 – 1946

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1946 YEAR *Standardized for age on the 1940 United States population CHART 23.—Percentage of hospitalized cancer patients with localized disease Vermont, 1937 and 1947

Percent with Year:

localized disease 1937

20

58 1 In 51 percent of patients with cancer admitted to Vermont hospitals in 1947, therapy was undertaken with curative intent.

Source : American Cancer Society, Vermont Cancer Study, 1948.

19471

CHART 24.—Percentage of breast-cancer patients with axillary metastases; Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

Percent with Year:

axillary disease 1910-19_.

63.6 1945_

45.0 Source : Dr. S. L. Harrington.

CHART 25.-5-year survival rate among all patients with operable breast cancer

Memorial Hospital, New York, N. Y.-1936 and 1942

Year:

1936_

1942Source : Dr. Frank E. Adair.

Percent survivors

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MALE CANCER DEATH RATES* BY SITE

United States, 1933-1946

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*Standardized for age on the 1940 enumerated total population of

the United States using white male age-specific death rates.

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