"When I discuss it with patients, I say there's a 50-50 chance you'll be off therapy and a 1 percent risk that your leukemia will become resistant to treatment," Druker said. "Those are pretty good odds."
Risk & reward: Stopping a cancer drug to see if you're cured →
"Tanning booths, like cigarettes, cause cancer and should be off-limits to teenagers," said Dr. Brian Druker, the director of the Oregon Health and Science University's Knight Cancer Institute.
Oregon lawmakers advance ban on young teen tanning →