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Prevention & Early Detection

What is Prevention & Early Detection?

One of the best ways to reduce the number of patients dying from cancer is to prevent the disease from developing in the first place. That’s why researchers are investigating links between nutrition and cancer, as well as pre-cancerous conditions that could stop cancer from starting (known as chemoprevention).

Scientists are also working to improve early detection tools that are likely the most effective means to finding cures for many cancers.

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Researchers Working On Prevention & Early Detection

James P. Basilion, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University
Robert C. Bast, Jr., M.D.
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Paul Schimmel, Ph.D.
Scripps Research
Helmut Sies, M.D.
Heinrich-Heine-Universität
Michael B. Sporn, M.D.
Geisel School of Medicine

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