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Year in review: cancer research insights from 2018

‚ÄčFrom finding new genes associated with an increased risk for triple negative breast cancer to checking for cancer in a small sample of blood, 2018 was a year of countless new insights and advances.

Click through the pictures on to to learn about 10 research highlights, including many that were funded by the American Cancer Society.

Included in this round-up is the American Cancer Society National Cancer Control Blueprint. The Blueprint's goal is to provide evidence about what we've done, and still do, to decrease deaths from cancer. It also prompts cancer organizations and experts to work harder together to save more lives.

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