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‘We have entered a new era’: Cancer researchers no longer follow a single path to discovery

At a STAT panel, experts highlighted the tantalizing ways in which scientists hope to make progress against cancer, even as steep challenges remain.
Prostate cancer cells seen under the microscope.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Blocking tumor progression. Developing liquid biopsies. Engaging patients to find personalized treatments.

They are all tantalizing ways in which scientists hope to make progress against cancer, a panel of experts noted Wednesday, even as steep challenges remain and the conversation around treatment evolves.

“We have entered a new era,” said Tyler

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