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    in many cases, why cancer cells multiply into tumors.

    That is not the hard part. The hard part is getting them to stop without killing the patient.

    Many of the processes involved in tumor formation (which involves angiogenesis) are also essential to the health of normal cells.

    Also, your body is very clever. Sometimes they stop the process in one place and your body produces a mutation or uses other cellular pathways to navigate around the "block" from the medication.

    While they have not cured many cancers, they progress they have made against some cancers is very impressive.

    Today, a postmenopausal woman who survives certain types of early stage breast cancer is more likely to die from heart disease than breast cancer recurrence. holding the line against the siege

    by CatM on Wed Nov 18, 2009 at 09:43:48 PM PST

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