Unlocking The Secrets of Malignancy

"With these new discoveries, cancer actually looks like it is beatable. I can see defeat on the horizon"

Brenda O. Locklear

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Many advances in cancer research ((SCIENCE, April 25)) have been made beyond the laboratory in caring for cancer patients. Our control of the effects of cancer on the body and psyche has made treatment more tolerable for millions. Technology is fighting the war against nausea, vomiting, pain and appetite loss with new and different medications, portable infusion pumps and patches delivering medications through the skin. Specialists in psycho-oncology help patients handle the stresses of the disease. Cancer is...

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