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Featured News and Research
Can Chatbots Correctly Answer Questions about Cancer?
AI chatbots can gather cancer information from reputable sources, but their responses can include errors.
The Pandemic’s Impact on Cancer Diagnoses
The Annual Report to the Nation Part 2 found new diagnoses of six major cancer types fell in the early part of the pandemic.
One CAR T-Cell Therapy for Blood Cancers?
Using CRISPR, researchers have developed a potential “universal” immunotherapy for blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma.
How Monoclonal Antibodies Treat Cancer
Information about NCI Director Monica M. Bertagnolli, M.D., and other senior NCI leaders.
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