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TSN
Devils’ Boyle remains upbeat after cancer diagnosishealthy professional athlete with two young children. Through it all, Boyle se
TSN / Posted an hour ago
healthy professional athlete with two young children. Through it all, Boyle seemed upbeat and optimistic. According to the National Cancer Institute, properly treated CML patients have an overall survival rate of 95.2 per cent after eight years,... Read more
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The Sault Star
‘It just seemed the right time …’programs via her involvement in Northern Ontario School of Medicine, for which
The Sault Star / Posted 2 hours ago
programs via her involvement in Northern Ontario School of Medicine, for which she’s served as assistant professor, the National Cancer Institute of Canada as well as the regional cancer program. “It’s not something where you can walk away from... Read more
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Market Watch
Why breast cancer patients are in ‘financial crisis’is $23,078 for initial treatment and thousands of dollars a month in continuing
Market Watch / Posted 10 hours ago
is $23,078 for initial treatment and thousands of dollars a month in continuing costs during recovery, according to the National Cancer Institute, a government agency in Rockville, Md. Much of the cost comes in the form of co-pays, especially... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Healthy Living: Quit smoking? There's an app for thatthe Apple App store and for Android on Google Play — to help people quit smokin
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted yesterday
the Apple App store and for Android on Google Play — to help people quit smoking. One of those apps, the Quit Guide by the National Cancer Institute, is free. It tells you how many days you have been smoke-free, tracks your cravings and has the... Read more
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Daily Mail
A reason to stop binge-watching Game of Thrones?to eight of the major causes of death, including cancer, liver disease and Park
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
to eight of the major causes of death, including cancer, liver disease and Parkinson's, a study found. Researchers at the National Cancer Institute in Michigan discovered that those who watch more than three-and-a-half hours of television a day... Read more
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New Kerala
American Association for Cancer Research Releases Cancer Progress Report 2017 - newkerala news #272404to providing consistent, annual, above-inflation increases to the budgets for t
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
to providing consistent, annual, above-inflation increases to the budgets for the NIH [National Institutes of Health], NCI [National Cancer Institute], and FDA." The annual AACR Cancer Progress Report is a cornerstone of the AACR's efforts to... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Sept. 15 designated Tackle Kids Cancer DayPediatric research is really poorly funded by the government,” said Dr. Alfred
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 4 days ago
Pediatric research is really poorly funded by the government,” said Dr. Alfred Gillio, director of The Children’s Cancer Institute at HUMC. About 4 percent of federal funding from the National Cancer Institute goes toward cancer research for... Read more
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Market Watch
Cancer vaccines, long considered failures, are hot againtreatments are the way forward. “We just don’t know if the off-the-shelf appro
Market Watch / Posted 4 days ago
treatments are the way forward. “We just don’t know if the off-the-shelf approach is going to be as good,” said the National Cancer Institute’s Dr. James Gulley, a leading cancer vaccine researcher who has been involved in Prostvac studies.... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Map: Cancer rates in Central Illinois by countyThe National Cancer Institute tracks cancer rates by county. The rate is based
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 4 days ago
The National Cancer Institute tracks cancer rates by county. The rate is based on incidents per 100,000 people over a five-year trend ending in 2014. Per 100,000 people, the statewide rate is 463.5 and the national rate is 443.6.... Read more
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Newsmax
Cancer Death Rate Continues to Fallreceived only $30 billion in funding for 2014, Caligiuri said. And of that tota
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
received only $30 billion in funding for 2014, Caligiuri said. And of that total, only about $5 billion went to the U.S. National Cancer Institute. Not surprisingly, Caligiuri believes that both the NIH and the FDA need more money to spend on... Read more
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Doctors Health Press
What Is Armpit Detox? (And Why You May Need It)last accessed September 13, 2017. “Antiperspirants/Deodorants and Breast Cance
Doctors Health Press / Posted 4 days ago
last accessed September 13, 2017. “Antiperspirants/Deodorants and Breast Cancer,” National Cancer Institute, https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/myths/antiperspirants-fact-sheet, last... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Breast cancer survivors sharing experiences after Estela Casas' diagnosisin eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over th
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 days ago
in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. KVIA anchor Estela Casas just received a devastating diagnosis and has begun her battle with... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Breast cancer survivors speak out after Estela Casas diagnosiswomen in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. That is according to the National Cancer Institute. KVIA anchor Estela Casas just received a devastating diagnosis and has begun her battle with... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Take Your Lumps And Bumps Seriously: Know The Signs And Symptoms Of Sarcomacan also play a role. However, many people who develop sarcomas have no identif
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 5 days ago
can also play a role. However, many people who develop sarcomas have no identifiable risk factors. According to the National Cancer Institute, the incidence of bone and soft tissue sarcomas has been on the rise in recent years. The five year... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Trumbull: Free movie night for childhood cancerother activities at the park, Livfree president Daniel Vieira said. September i
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
other activities at the park, Livfree president Daniel Vieira said. September is childhood cancer awareness month, and the National Cancer Institute estimates 10,270 children between the ages of zero and 14 will be diagnosed with cancer in 2017.... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Take Your Lumps And Bumps Seriously: Know The Signs And Symptoms Of Sarcomacan also play a role. However, many people who develop sarcomas have no identif
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 5 days ago
can also play a role. However, many people who develop sarcomas have no identifiable risk factors. According to the National Cancer Institute, the incidence of bone and soft tissue sarcomas has been on the rise in recent years. The five year... Read more
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Medical News Today
Single molecule determines lung cancer cell deathcancer (NSCLC) is the most common type of lung cancer, accounting for 85 percen
Medical News Today / Posted 5 days ago
cancer (NSCLC) is the most common type of lung cancer, accounting for 85 percent of lung cancer diagnoses in the U.S. The National Cancer Institute (NCI) note that at present, existing treatments are unable to cure NSCLC in people who have... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Which came first, the opioids or the despair among middle-aged white Americans?and re-examination, and the Case-Deaton results have certainly done that. A big
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
and re-examination, and the Case-Deaton results have certainly done that. A big team of epidemiologists, most from the National Cancer Institute, examined death certificate data and found results similar to Case and Deaton's but with some key... Read more
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Business Wire
Moderna Announces Pipeline and Corporate UpdateModerna plans to manufacture and supply each individually tailored and manufact
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
Moderna plans to manufacture and supply each individually tailored and manufactured PCV to patients within weeks. National Cancer Institute (NCI) to sponsor and conduct study of mRNA-based PCV: In collaboration with Moderna, the Surgery... Read more
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Yale Daily News
Pharmaceutical collaboration expands horizonsPrograms of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Lung Cancer grant. Yale is one of on
Yale Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Lung Cancer grant. Yale is one of only three institutions in the country with a National Cancer Institute-funded SPORE dedicated to lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. In... Read more
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Business Wire
Bristol-Myers Squibb Names Karen Vousden, Ph.D. to Board of Directorsthe role of Director of the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research from 2002 to
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
the role of Director of the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research from 2002 to 2016. She also held leadership roles at the National Cancer Institute from 1995 to 2002. She has served on the Board of the American Association for Cancer... Read more
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FOX News
Connecting the dots between HPV and oral cancerfor most cases of oral cancer — nearly half of all cases diagnosed in the oroph
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
for most cases of oral cancer — nearly half of all cases diagnosed in the oropharynx (throat area), according to the National Cancer Institute. Again, for the most part, you will not have to worry about getting oral cancer, even if you do... Read more
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The Hill
Budget cuts cost lives and jobsstudent discovered CML’s critical feature over 60 years ago, based on a theory
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
student discovered CML’s critical feature over 60 years ago, based on a theory postulated in 1914. Researchers across the National Cancer Institute then explored the complex way CML cells cause disease. Thereafter, Gleevec was designed by multiple... Read more
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Gulf News
Big Heart Foundation allocates Dh7.4m for Egypt initiativestheir communities.The first two projects target institutions in Cairo, with the
Gulf News / Posted 7 days ago
their communities.The first two projects target institutions in Cairo, with the Abbasia Hospital for Mental Health and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) benefitting from TBHF’s grant funds. The third project, called The Egypt Network for... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Ovarian cancer awareness month: 5 ways to lower your riskthe less exposure to estrogen and abnormal cells that could become cancer. A 1
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
the less exposure to estrogen and abnormal cells that could become cancer. A 1969 study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute illustrated that the reason nuns were dying at a higher rate from reproductive cancers than the... Read more
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Business Wire
Moffitt Cancer Center Showcases Its Blueprint for Building a Best-Class Precision Medicine Program at PierianDx-Hosted Webinarsuccess story – from its pioneering inception to being one of only 47 Comprehen
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
success story – from its pioneering inception to being one of only 47 Comprehensive Cancer Centers as designated by the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Magliocco will also discuss: “The Moffitt Cancer Center was one of PierianDx’s first... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 12 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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New Kerala
2017 Lasker Awards for Basic and Clinical Medical Research and Public Service Announced - newkerala news #2699702017 Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award honors Douglas R. Lowy, 75,
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
2017 Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award honors Douglas R. Lowy, 75, and John T. Schiller, 64, both from the National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.... Read more
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Daily Mail
Binge watching TV makes it LESS enjoyable, study claimsto eight of the major causes of death, including cancer, liver disease and Park
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
to eight of the major causes of death, including cancer, liver disease and Parkinson's, a study found. Researchers at the National Cancer Institute in Michigan discovered that those who watch more than three-and-a-half hours of television a day... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Fund science to fight cancerpossible. Maryland is home to many cancer researchers in our universities, at
Baltimore Sun / Posted 12 days ago
possible. Maryland is home to many cancer researchers in our universities, at the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute and the numerous biotech companies throughout the state. We all became scientists for different... Read more
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ABC Montana
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
ABC Montana / Posted 12 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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Newsmax
Lasker Awards Cite Planned Parenthood, Cancer Fightersof Basel for discoveries related to diabetes, cancer and other disorders. Dougl
Newsmax / Posted 12 days ago
of Basel for discoveries related to diabetes, cancer and other disorders. Douglas R. Lowy and John T. Schiller of the National Cancer Institute received the 2017 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award for advances in the development of... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
KWWL Iowa / Posted 13 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
HPV researchers, Planned Parenthood win prestigious medical awardsWASHINGTON — The Lasker Awards, among the most prestigious in medicine, will go
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
WASHINGTON — The Lasker Awards, among the most prestigious in medicine, will go to two National Cancer Institute researchers whose work led to the development of vaccines that prevent cervical cancer, and to Planned Parenthood for providing... Read more
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Daily Mail
New pen-like device 'can detect cancer in just 10 seconds'Pen included experts in the medicine, engineering and chemistry fields. Their
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Pen included experts in the medicine, engineering and chemistry fields. Their research was funded by their university, the National Cancer Institute, the National Institutes of Health and the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas. They... Read more
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Medical News Today
Health benefits of oolong teaper day equated to a 6 percent lower risk for head and neck cancer, which was m
Medical News Today / Posted 13 days ago
per day equated to a 6 percent lower risk for head and neck cancer, which was more significant. However, according to the National Cancer Institute, there is not currently enough research to say for certain that drinking tea decreases cancer... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 13 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
KHQ Spokane / Posted 13 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 13 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 13 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
WGEM Quincy / Posted 13 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 13 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 13 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 13 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 13 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 13 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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The Columbian
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win prestigious Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation’s clinical research award is shared by Dr.
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation’s clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 13 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 13 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
3 scientists, Planned Parenthood win Lasker medical prizes$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr.
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 13 days ago
$250,000 honorarium. The foundation's clinical research award is shared by Dr. Douglas Lowy and John Schiller of the U.S. National Cancer Institute. In the early 1990s they began work that would eventually lead to vaccines against human... Read more
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