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Most American women not aware of breast cancer overdiagnosis and overtreatment
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Medical News Today: Triple-negative breast cancer: Is a new treatment within reach?
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UTSW receives $34 million CPRIT award for cancer research and faculty recruitment
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[Research Articles] Cancer immunotherapy with recombinant poliovirus induces IFN-dominant activation of dendritic cells and tumor antigen-specific CTLs
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Trial to begin for pharmacist charged in meningitis outbreak
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QMUL professor receives Cancer Research UK Lifetime Achievement Award
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Breakthrough research allows scientists to program cells like computers for battling against diseases
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