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An Unstoppable Killer: New Research Suggests Cancer Can't Be Eradicated

By Archean
Aug 22, 2014
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  1. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,971   +1,486

    Of course they also don't want it eradicated. Cancer patients is a good source of income.
  2. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 6,048   +75

    One can't predict DNA mutations, hence, there is no way to prevent them at least for now. Therefore, goal of eradication becomes also very difficult to achieve IMHO.
  3. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 12,525   +300

    Eradication is different from curing though. There can still be a cure for cancer, just no way of preventing it from ever occurring.
    abecedarian and mailpup like this.
  4. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 10,670   +879

    An analog of breast cancer in hydra?
  5. DaveBee

    DaveBee TS Rookie

    Everything that ails us had to start somewhere, and much has been conquered.
    Age is no protection against eradication.


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