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April 6 2011 Biology Newsletter

Hello! I hope April is treating you well!

Several weeks ago I lost a close family member to cancer. As I'm sure you can understand, this has resulted in lots of time spent thinking about this class of disease. What do we know about cancer? The answer for me - before it affected my family - was not as much as I thought. So, I've put some time into studying up on the subject and have written several articles (so far!) about it.

To begin at the beginning, I put together a short article about the very basics of cancer and starting a new subject area on 'Pathology' to put it in. Here's the latest article from the Biology site at

Cancer - What is Cancer?
It is currently estimated that, in the U.S., one-half of all men and one-third of all women will develop cancer during their lifetime. What do you really know about cancer?

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