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A change of strategy in the war on cancer

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Patients and politicians anxiously await and increasingly demand a 'cure' for cancer. But trying to control the disease may prove a better plan than striving to cure it, says Robert A. Gatenby.

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  1. Robert A. Gatenby is in the departments of radiology and integrated mathematical oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida 33612, USA.  robert.gatenby@moffitt.org

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