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Potential Treatment for Eye Cancer Uses Tumor-Killing Virus

By Hemant Khanna, University of Massachusetts Medical School | Feb 4
New studies are revealing the nuances of various viral infections, and others are trying to figure out how to harness the killer functions of viruses and use them for therapeutic purposes, like cancer treatment.

Study Finds Many Breast Cancer Patients Can Skip Chemo

By Marilynn Marchione | Jun 4
Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease.

Cancer Group Says Colon Screening Should Start at 45, Not 50

By Mike Stobbe | Jun 1
New guidelines released Wednesday recommend U.S. adults start colon cancer screening earlier, at age 45 instead of 50.

Blood Test to Detect Cancer Gives Promising Results

By Marilyn Marchione | Jan 19
Scientists are reporting progress on a blood test to detect many types of cancer at an early stage, including some of the most deadly ones that lack screening tools now.

Biden Unveiling Public Database for Clinical Data on Cancer

By Josh Lederman | Jun 7
Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a public database for clinical data on cancer on Monday that aims to help researchers and doctors better tailor new treatments to individuals.

US Creating Pink Commemorative Coin to Fund Cancer Research

By Michael Balsamo | May 9
U.S. officials are developing a new, pink commemorative coin to promote breast cancer awareness and raise money for cancer research, said U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, who sponsored legislation for its creation.

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