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Biden outlines progress in "moonshot" for cancer cure

Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the White House's "moonshot" to find a cure for cancer has been making real progress in the past year, but more needs to be done as the nation prepares to elect a new president.

Oct 20, 2016
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New model for understanding myeloma

All cancers originate from an earlier, or precursor, state—such as a benign or asymptomatic condition. To develop new approaches to cancer prevention, scientists have attempted to grow tumor cells from  precursor states ...

Oct 12, 2016
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Cancer mortality differs among Asian ethnic groups

The growing Asian American population in the United States presents a diverse set of health behaviors and health outcomes, and may benefit from cancer prevention and screening efforts tailored to specific Asian ethnic groups, ...

Oct 03, 2016
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Finding skin cancer in a flash

The typical nude skin cancer checks with long photo sessions at your dermatologist's office to track any suspicious skin marks just got a lot more accurate, while reducing the chance of unnecessary biopsies.

Jul 29, 2016
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Adherence to cancer prevention guidelines may reduce risk

"Behaviors such as poor diet choices, physical inactivity, excess alcohol consumption and unhealthy body weight could account for more than 20 percent of cancer cases, and could, therefore, be prevented with lifestyle modifications," ...

Jun 23, 2016
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