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Cancer Life Expectancy

I understand there is data for 5/10 year survival rates for different cancers. Is there any data on survival rates for survivors? IE what is the patient's 5 year survival rate, given no recurrence in ...
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Do drugs that increase (or don't decrease) mortality during clinical studies still get approved and if so - why?

From reading about clinical studies on various chronic diseases, I get a sense that increasing lifespan is rarely the primary objective of these studies, and instead they focus on surrogate markers, ...