Has A Cure For Cancer Been Found?

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    No.
     
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    Sounds promising. Hope this research pans out. Should at least produce another line of research into the bio-chemistry of cancer.
     
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    You seem so certain CMike. Care to elaborate?
     
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    there is no cure for "cancer".

    there may be different cures for different kind of cancers. there already are, btw.
     
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    Why is that, L.K.Eder?
     
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    because cancer is not one disease, but a huge class of differing diseases. so it is highly unlikely that there will ever be a catch-all cure.
     
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    Cancer is not just one disease that happens to strike in different places? Don't all tumors have similar mechanisms?

    *Puzzled look*
     
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    Maybe certain types of cancers. There are so many types it is difficult to find a cure for all of them. But if ONE type can be cured, that will be great.
     
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    similar mechanisms if you don't look too closely. the closer you look, the bigger the differences even within the same type of cancer. btw, a tumor can be cancer, but it does not have to be cancer. a tumor which is not cancerous can become cancerous, or it can stay benign.
     

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