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A close look at cancer

Advances in cancer research are enabling fast-paced discovery and translation of results into potential clinical tools. Here we consider some of the most influential findings of the past two years, selected by experts in the cancer field.

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Figure 1: Notable advances in cancer research.


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We thank all of our survey respondents for their seminal insights into the recent advances in cancer research and the authors of the Book Reviews, News & Views, Timeline, Perspectives and Reviews for their crucial contributions to this Focus on Cancer.

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Farrell, A. A close look at cancer. Nat Med 17, 262–265 (2011).

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