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Cancer & Cancer Research

A Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Cancer & Cancer Research.

Background Information

Cancer refers to any group of more than 100 malignant cells that begin to form a tumor which can occur in any tissue of the body. There is no cure for cancer, but treatments are improving as technology continues to progress, and treaments can halt or remove the tumor if caught early enough. Use the following sources to learn more about cancer.