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    National Cancer Institute Director Swearing-In

    Dr. John E. Niederhuber was sworn in as the 13th director of the National Cancer Institute. Phillip Sharp spoke about the importance of the NCI, and challenges thatit will face in the…

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    U.S. Cancer Rates

    Participants talked to reporters about new data on cancer rates in the U.S. They gave statistics about the decline of incidents and deaths related to cancer. They attributed the decline in…

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    Breast Cancer Drug Study

    Dr. Klausner and others briefed reporters on a new study of the benefits and side effects of tamoxifen. The study showed that this drug which has been used to treat breast cancer can also…

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    HIV/AIDS Epidemic: A Current Profile

    Dr. Novello spoke to an audience at a forum sponsored by the National Cancer Institute in Washington, DC, on the current state of the AIDS epidemic in the United States. She discussed the…

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