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Featured News and Research
One CAR T-Cell Therapy for Blood Cancers?
Using CRISPR, researchers have developed a potential “universal” immunotherapy for blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma.
Could Bacteria Help Find Cancer?
Engineered bacteria can detect DNA that has been released from tumors, a recent study showed.
Many People with Cancer and Survivors Drink, Some Heavily
Study leaders say the findings should be a wake-up call for the oncology community.
The Power of Improved Data Sharing - Childhood Cancer Data Initiative
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