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Cancer Myths

  • Shi-Ming Tu
Chapter
Part of the Cancer Treatment and Research book series (CTAR, volume 154)

Précis

Without a correct hypothesis, even the most rigorous scientific methods and promising experimental results can lead us astray, generating and propagating more cancer myths.

Keywords

Stem Cell Cancer Stem Cell Minimal Residual Disease Cancer Vaccine Cancer Signature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer CenterHoustonUSA

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