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The Lineup of Cancer Threats Is Changing

A recent study projects that by 2030, pancreatic cancer will become the second most deadly type of cancer in the U.S. after lung cancer.

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Can Viruses Be Used To Fight Cancer?

A look at potential new cancer treatments, including oncolytic viruses and hyperthermia.

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Sep. 10, 2010

When to Test for Prostate Cancer?

'Test early, test often' used to be standard procedure when it came to screening men of a certain age for prostate cancer. But is that the best approach?

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