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Research & Clinical Trials

The latest on cancer research, policy and how you can get involved

It has been 40 years since President Richard Nixon in effect declared war on cancer by signing the National Cancer Act and infusing $100 million more into research aimed at eradicating America's number-two killer.  He said then, "The time has come in America when the same kind of concentrated effort that split the atom and took man to the moon should be turned toward conquering this dread disease. Let us make a total national commitment to achieve this goal."

Connie Dunklebarger is a breast cancer survivor turned activist.  She collected tried and true family recipes and printed them in a cookbook to raise some money for breast cancer research.

Clinical trial participant Connie Dunklebarger and WellSpan breast cancer oncologist Dr. Tom Bauer, talk about a groundbreaking clinical trial that will change breast cancer surgery forever.

Vicky Darden is a cervical cancer survivor and is now an active advocate for cancer awareness.

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