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26% Expect a Cure for Cancer In the Next 10 Years

Monday, October 21, 2013

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and only one-in-four adults think a cure is right around the corner. Over half have contributed to the fight. 

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 26% of American Adults think we will find a cure for cancer within the next 10 years. Forty percent (40%) do not expect a cancer cure that soon. But a sizable 34% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.) 

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The national survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on October 15-16, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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