Cancer Survivors Are More Likely to Experience Health Problems

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By Molly Grady

Patients who survive cancer often face other physical or mental problems that put their health at risk.

Researchers from the National Cancer Institute and the Centers for Disease Control studied thousands of cancer survivors.

Twenty-five percent reported poor physical health even after beating cancer.

That's compared to 10 percent among adults without cancer.

Survivors of cervical, blood and colorectal cancers were most likely to experience problems.



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