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May. 30, 2014

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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May. 13, 2011

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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Tar Noir: Paleoforensics at the La Brea Tar Pits

\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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