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Bone density drug protects against cancer

A bone-strengthening drug could help prevent breast cancer from spreading to the bone. Doctors say that about a quarter of breast cancers spread to the bone first. The drug Zometa has been shown to reduce the likelihood that tumor cells will infiltrate the bone when given along with chemo....

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Researchers searching for genetic causes of cancer

St. Jude Children's Hospital has joined forces with Washington University to learn the genetic causes of pediatric cancer. Researchers will study cancerous and normal tissues from 600 childhood cancer patients. They will look specifically at the genetic codes of these tissues, and try to identify differences. Those differences...

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