Precision Prevention of Cancer

  title={Precision Prevention of Cancer},
  author={Timothy R. Rebbeck},
  journal={Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers \& Prevention},
  pages={2713 - 2715}
  • T. Rebbeck
  • Published 31 October 2014
  • Medicine
  • Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention
> “Prevention is better than cure.” > >   Desiderius Erasmus (1466–1536) Most tumors are incurable once they reach an advanced (e.g., metastatic) stage. Even for those cancers with effective treatment options, prevention has the greatest potential to reduce the burden of cancer in the 

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