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The Lineup of Cancer Threats Is Changing

A recent study projects that by 2030, pancreatic cancer will become the second most deadly type of cancer in the U.S. after lung cancer.

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Can Viruses Be Used To Fight Cancer?

A look at potential new cancer treatments, including oncolytic viruses and hyperthermia.

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When to Test for Prostate Cancer?

'Test early, test often' used to be standard procedure when it came to screening men of a certain age for prostate cancer. But is that the best approach?

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Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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