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New hope for cervical cancer

Date:
June 17, 2013
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Four thousand women in the U.S. will die and another 12 thousand will be diagnosed with cervical cancer this year alone. While there’s no cure, researchers are excited about a new therapy that could improve and even extend the lives of patients with recurring or advanced disease.


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