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...tored and drugs are administered with specific molecules involved in cancer cell growth and survival.
Blood-Forming Stem Cell Transplants this is another form of treatment of cancer patients, it was recognized in the early 90’s; it’s literally a the step-by-step procedure of two types of transplantations used with high-dose chemotherapy.
In conclusion, why I choose this topic is due to the fact that cancer has really touched people closed to my families, I have lost uncle, aunt and friends to various from of cancer. Also, it is unfortunate that we still have not found a cure in eradicating cancer with all our modern equipment’s and technologies. I still believe that the future is brighter than ever, despite our short coming in cancer difficulties; I have faith that soon or sooner, the cure of cancer would be found and millions of people can be safe form the epidemic.
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