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Featured News and Research
New Approaches Aim to Improve Cancer Liquid Biopsies
Using “priming agents,” researchers boosted the amount of tumor DNA fragments in blood.
Cancer Screening Research Network Launches
The clinical trials network will evaluate emerging technologies for cancer screening.
Q&A with NCI Director Dr. Rathmell
Learn about Dr. Rathmell's views on the future of cancer research, as discussed at NCI's February 22 social media event.
The Power of Improved Data Sharing - Childhood Cancer Data Initiative
Information about NCI Director Dr. W. Kimryn Rathmell and other senior NCI leaders.
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