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AACR: Find Cancer Earlier

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Finding cancer earlier means patients have a better chance of being treated successfully. At AACR, a panel of researchers came together to present their various strategies for earlier detection of various cancers. Stanford's Sanjiv Gambhir said one problem is that the scientific community invests more in late-stage testing and treatment than in early detection. He added that because not all tumors kill patients, early detection must be balanced with taking care that clinicians don't over-diagnose.

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