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First cancer gene therapy gets US go-ahead

by Kerry Sheridan MIAMI | AFP – US regulators on Wednesday approved the first gene therapy against cancer — a treatment

Swift childhood cancer deaths more common than thought

Treatments for childhood cancers have improved to the point that 5-year survival rates are over 80 percent. 

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Synthetic stem cells promise muscle regeneration without cancer risk

by Henry Bodkin Scientists are hailing a pioneering stem cell technique that promises “off-the-shelf” treatment for people with damaged muscles without the existing

Global cancer cases has risen by 33% in the last 10 years

WASHINGTON, PTI| Dec 05, 2016: There were an estimated 17.5 million cancer cases around the world and 8.7 million deaths in 2015, according