Why cancer death rates are declining: Dr. Ansell

Answers from the Lab

Steven Ansell, M.D., Ph.D., chair of the Division of Hematology and senior deputy director, Midwest, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, joins the "Answers From the Lab" podcast for a discussion with host Bobbi Pritt, M.D., about declining cancer death rates. In this episode, Dr. Ansell and Dr. Pritt discuss advancements in cancer treatments that are leading to declining death rates, the role diagnostics plays in cancer treatment, and what the future may hold for cancer diagnostics.

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