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 European Cancer Conference Monday, 6 January, 2003, 11:29 GMT
blood test tube Prostate test counselling 'vital'
Men deserve to hear the full facts before being asked to undergo a test which could reveal prostate cancer, says an expert.
 Gene profile could predict cancer
A team of UK scientists has found six genes which may play a role in breast cancer development.
Cancer drug 'Suicide gene' targets cancer cells
Gene therapy which orders cancer cells to self destruct has been tested on a small number of patients in the US.
Child Cancer leaves mark on children
Children who beat cancer pay a price for their battle with the disease - the vast majority have a legacy of physical or psychological problems.
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