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Why Treating Cancer is So Difficult, Part 4: There is No Google Translate for Science

Cancer as a “disease” is incredibly complex, and patient care for a cancer diagnosis is complex as a result. I’m starting to explore some of these difficulties in a series of articles: “Why Treating Cancer is So Difficult.” Previously published

Why Treating Cancer is So Difficult, Part 2: Cancer Cells are Still Cells

Part 2 in a series of discussing why treating cancer is difficult. Part 1 described the clonality of tumors. Part 2 describes how cancer cells are different from normal cells, and the types of cancer therapies that exist.