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Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S., but death rates are declining. See how researchers are fighting back.

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A Major Blood Cancer: Leukemia

Thanks to the work of biopharmaceutical researchers, newly developed medicines that can target cancer at the molecular level are helping blood cancer patients turn the corner.

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A Lifeline for Blood Cancer

The battle against blood cancer is one that can strike early, often beginning in childhood. But thanks to the unstoppable resolve of researchers, groundbreaking treatments can now harness the body's own cells to power the fight and help give back time to patients and their families.

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Outsmarting Breast Cancer

Thanks to advances in modern medicine, there has been significant progress for breast cancer patients in the last decade. Groundbreaking innovations in personalized medicine are changing the course of treatment to create potential first-in-class therapies and the promise of a cancer-free future.

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Lung Cancer Gets Personal

Lung cancer counts for 25% of all cancer deaths in the U.S. That's why every day, researchers search relentlessly to unearth more innovative breakthroughs. Thanks to their dedication, there are now 240 immuno-oncology treatments in development to give hope and a future for patients with cancer.

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A Veteran's Victory Over Cancer

Within a year of retiring from the Air Force in 2003, Corneliussen-James "C.J." was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer, joining one-in-eight American women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.

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Change on the Horizon: The Future of Cancer Treatment

Experts and thought leaders touching every aspect of cancer came together for "Future Shapers: A New Era in Cancer Care", a conversation led by Axios and part of PhRMA's GoBoldly Campaign.

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Pink Hair Don't Care

How my life changed when I became the patient.

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Researcher Profile: Axel Hoos

"In simple terms, we're making new medicines that can have a transformational impact on cancer," says Dr. Axel Hoos about his day-to-day work.

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Researcher Profile: Ted Johnson

Ted Johnson has spent his career working to find better and more innovative treatments for cancer.

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Researcher Profile: Maysoun Shomali

As a research investigator at Sanofi, Maysoun Shomali is a pioneer making a difference for breast cancer research.

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Battling Cancer Together

At age 24, medical student Matt Hiznay was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer.

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