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Cancer Biology

scientific focus area thumbnail logoCancer Biology encompasses a diverse spectrum of basic, clinical, and epidemiological research in cancer, an incredibly complex group of diseases that originate from uncontrolled cell growth. Cancer biologists constantly seek to learn more about the origins of this disease, and develop new and better ways to prevent, detect, and treat it.

Robert S. Adelstein, M.D.

Richard W. Childs, M.D.

Cynthia E. Dunbar, M.D.

Christopher Hourigan, M.D., D.Phil.

Paul M. Hwang, M.D., Ph.D.

Nasser M. Rusan, Ph.D.

James R. Sellers, Ph.D.

Clare M. Waterman, Ph.D.

Adrian Wiestner, M.D., Ph.D.

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