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World Cancer Day 2016: collaborative research key for treatment

Today is World Cancer Day (#WorldCancerDay). This year, the focus is that together we can conquer cancer – #WeCanICan. It is the idea that by sharing stories, information, and data, together we can understand more about cancer biology, cancer detection, cancer prevention, and cancer treatment. Everyone has a role to play and by sharing ideas, we can move the field forward. Such an understanding can significantly reduce the pain and... Read More

Cervical cancer: identifying factors that cause cells to become cancer

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness month. Vaccination to prevent human papilloma virus (HPV) infection in both women and men has led to a decrease in the development and incidence of cervical cancer in women, as well as oral, anal, vaginal, and penile cancers. Cervical cancer, however, still remains the number three cancer related killer of women worldwide. The development of cervical cancer is linked to persistent, chronic infection with HPV,... Read More

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