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Preclinical research — the kind that takes place before testing on humans — often guides decisions about which potential treatments should continue to clinical trials. But attempts to replicate 50 studies found the odds of getting the same results were only about 50-50. (Pexels/Artem Podrez)

Major study shows the need to improve how scientists approach early-stage cancer research

Preclinical studies are an important part of biomedical research, often guiding future trials in humans. Failure to replicate research results suggests a need to increase the quality of studies.
People in the world’s poorest countries have not benefited equally from the recent advancements made in cancer. Jonathan Torgovnik for The Hewlett Foundation/Reportage by Getty Images

Cervical cancer is a disease of inequity: here’s how to save 60 million lives

People in the world’s poorest regions have not benefited equally from the recent advancements made in cancer screening, prevention and treatment.

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