As caregivers and clinicians navigate the various phases of cancer survivorship, it spotlights the ever-present need for resources that optimize care. (For Spectrum Health Beat)

More Americans are surviving cancer and their numbers could top 22 million in another decade, the American Cancer Society says.

Currently, thanks to better screening and treatment, more than 17 million Americans who had cancer remain alive, the society said in a new report.

While this is good news, it comes with a cautionary note.

Cancer survivors often have long-term difficulties. Many must also overcome barriers to get the treatments they need, the researchers said.

Source : pectrum Health Beat

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