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Sen. John McCain pictured on July 27, 2017. McCain returned to Washington after surgery for glioblastoma to cast a ‘no’ vote to a Republican-backed bill to repeal Obamacare. Cliff Owen/AP Photo

Glioblastoma topples an American hero, but researchers will continue the fight

John McCain was known as a tough fighter and patriot, refusing to yield to his captors' torture while he was imprisoned as a POW. In the end, cancer claimed him. Researchers say progress is coming.
The old suffer more than they should. Peter Hermes Furian

Are we winning the war on cancer?

In 1971 Richard Nixon declared “War on Cancer” with the signing of the National Cancer Act. Significant progress has been made in the intervening 44 years – and Europe has been at the forefront of many…

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