A 36-year-old member asked:
which type of cancer is the most curable?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Barry Rosen answered
33 years experience General Surgery
The One Prevented: The best way to cure a cancer is to identify who is at highest risk and take measures to prevent that cancer from developing. Prevention includes avoiding known carcinogens: our greatest cancer foe remains tobacco. Short of this goal, the next best strategy is to "screen" for cancer: widespread testing of at-risk populations before symptoms develop (mammograms, colonoscopy, prostate, etc).
Answered on Feb 21, 2016
Dr. Mike Bowman answered
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Early stage: All cancers are curable if caught early enough to be removed or otherwise treated. The more dangerous cancers are the ones which spread early and/or are difficult to detect until it is too late.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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