Scientists and Breakthroughs
Damon Runyon scientists have made many of the most important cancer research breakthroughs of the last century:
- First to demonstrate that a virus can cause cancer
- First to cure a solid tumor with chemotherapy
- First to prove the connection between smoking and cancer
- First to find a cancer-causing gene
- Discovered BRCA1, a breast cancer gene
- First to cure a patient exclusively with immunotherapy
...and the list goes on.
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