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Medicines in Development for Cancer: A Timeline


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In 400 B.C., Hippocrates first used the word "carcinoma" to describe a tumor. Since then, scientists have made leaps and bounds in the field of cancer research, much of it occurring in the wake of the U.S. declaring "The War on Cancer" in 1971. Today, people have access to many innovative therapies, and research continues that opens a vast horizon of hope and opportunity for people around the world. For more, see:

HUB: Medicines in Development for Cancer -
REPORT: Nearly 1,000 Medicines & Vaccines in Testing Offer Hope in the Fight Against Cancer -
MAP: Cancer Rates Across the U.S. -
BLOG: Progress in the Fight Against Cancer -

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