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ST. LOUIS, MO — There has never been a time of greater excitement in the cancer field. Last year alone, 22 treatments for cancer received federal approval. They include revolutionary precision therapy to treat individual patients based on their genetic makeup.

Washington University surgeon at Siteman Cancer Center Dr. Ryan Fields shares some of the newly released information in the “National State of Cancer,” a report he helped draft.’

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