"Doctors gave Lisa less than 12 months to live. We took all our cousins up to Alaska for a final trip kind of thing. Then they came up with this new combination including chloroquine," says patient's father.
Study finds that death within a month of cancer diagnosis is more likely in very young children and those from minority racial and ethnic groups even independent of low socioeconomic status. Also the rate of early deaths has been previously under-reported, with early deaths from some subtypes up to four times as common as had been implied by clinical trial reports.