8 Modern Milestones in Cancer Research
Listicle Apr 02, 2018 | by Laura Elizabeth Mason, Science Writer, Technology Networks
In 1775 Percivall Pott identified the relationship between exposure to chimney soot and cancer of the scrotum. Since this initial discovery, almost 250 years ago, there have been huge strides in the fight against cancer.
Research and development within the field is continuously evolving and progressing. This list highlights 8 of the biggest milestones within the field of cancer research since the year 2000.
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- the first therapeutic vaccine for cancer
- the approval of an antibody-drug conjugate for HER2-positive breast cancer
- the discovery and classification of stomach cancer subtypes
- the first gene therapy against cancer
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