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New approaches to treating cancer have shown great promise, but they also come with serious risks that give us cause for concern.

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The Cancer Moonshot initiative has been successful in drawing private-sector partners for improving data-sharing among researchers, but the project has yet to mature.

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Cancer experts offered detailed advice to propel the Obama Administration’s effort to improve cancer research. 

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Novartis Drops Gene Therapy Research

By | September 6, 2016

The company has shuttered its experimental cell and gene cancer therapy unit, firing more than 100 researchers.

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Stem Cells Drive Cancer Risk in Mice

By | August 26, 2016

Mutations that arise during stem cell division contribute to the development of cancers in a variety of organs, according to a study.

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More Retractions for Cancer Researcher

By | June 22, 2016

An institutional investigation has found evidence of image manipulation in two studies coauthored by Bharat Aggarwal.

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The Oracle cofounder’s gift will fund a new institute at the University of Southern California.

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Opinion: Share Data for All Diseases

By | April 28, 2016

Along with his recent $250 million donation to cancer research, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker emphasized the importance of data sharing.

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Speaking of Cancer Research

By , , and | April 20, 2016

A selection of notable quotes from the annual American Association for Cancer Research meeting

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Running from Cancer?

By | April 18, 2016

At the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting, researchers review the evidence that exercise has antitumor benefits.

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