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In the last 40 years, the overall survival rate for children's cancer has increased from 10% to nearly 90% today, but for many more rare childhood cancers, the survival rate is much less.
Source: Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program (www.seer.cancer.gov)SEER 9 area. Based on follow-up of patients into 2010
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