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    • There were 14.1 million new cancer cases worldwide and 8.2 million cancer-related deaths in 2012
    • In the U.S. alone, an estimated 13 million people are living with cancer
    • WHO expects that by 2030, over 20 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed each year

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What's the role of the immune system in cancer research & treatment? This graphic explains #AACR16 #MerckOncology-1 week 3 days ago