Cancer Research Saves Lives

  • The National Cancer Institute estimates that approximately 13.7 million
    Americans with a history of cancer were alive in 2013.
  • Among adults, the five-year survival rate for all cancers combined is
    approximately 68 percent – an increase of 19 percent since 1975.
  •  The five-year survival rate for all childhood cancers combined is
    approximately 83 percent – an increase of 30 percent since 1975.

Source: Cancer Trends Progress Report, National Cancer Institute 


At St. Vincent's HealthCare we participate in a number of Clinical Trials for more information contact Abby Hart, RN, BSN, CPHON, St. Vincent’s Cancer Research Nurse, at 904-308-8634.


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For information about cancer research studies anywhere, call the Cancer Information Service at 800-4-CANCER. You can also check for cancer research studies on the National Cancer Institute's website at For more information about cancer trials in Florida, visit

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