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Will cancer patients ever graduate?

While many common cancers typically recur within the first five years and rarely later, breast cancer may still relapse after a five-year incidence-free period

My daughter started her freshman year in university in August.

I had looked forward to the day. Like all fathers, I felt a quiet sense of satisfaction in seeing my child reach a new milestone.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 02, 2019, with the headline 'Will cancer patients ever graduate?'. Print Edition | Subscribe