Cancer is just as deadly as it was 50 years ago. Here’s why that’s about to change.

Originally posted on New Drug Approvals:

 

 

Why haven’t we cured cancer yet? It seems like almost every day, we hear about another miraculous advance in cancer treatment. Drugs that cause tumors to shrink, gene therapies, and even a possible vaccine. And yet, our loved ones keep dying of cancer.

We spoke to cancer experts to find out why the death rate from cancer hasn’t changed in the past 50 years — and we learned how genetic therapies could transform cancer treatments tomorrow.

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http://io9.com/5883180/why-havent-we-cured-cancer-yet

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