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A High Schooler's Perspective Immunotherapy

A brief history of immunotherapy and its effectiveness in cancer research

One of the most talked about forms of cancer treatment is also one of the most effective – we are discussing the use of immunotherapy… In our last article, we discussed the history and development of mustard gas and its contributions to cancer research. While the invention of mustard gas led to massive leaps in […]

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Chemotherapy

Mustard Gas – an unlikely ally in the fight against cancer

Read on to take a look into the history of Mustard Gas and how it forever changed cancer research Over one hundred years ago, a conflict of unprecedented size commanded the world. Aptly titled “The Great War”,  World War I claimed over 40 million lives. However, one weapon used in the war would end up […]

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Cancer Control Cancer Prevention Epidemiology

A look at the state of cancer epidemiology studies in India – An interview with Dr. Krishnatreya

Most of the major population-based epidemiological studies on cancer in India have been region-specific. Population based cancer survival is the most unbiased estimate for measuring effectiveness of existing cancer control efforts by the Government.