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the use of chemical agents to treat or control disease (or mental illness)

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But with mouth cancer killing one person every five hours in the UK and affecting more men than women, the British Dental Health Foundation believes boys should get the vaccine too.
Pet owners may not realize cancer is the number one killer of most domestic animals: this revised, expanded edition of Why Is Cancer Killing Our Pets includes the latest research and preventative measures owners can take, from watching food to understanding how vaccines may influence cancer developments in pets.
BATTLE PLANS While researchers are pursuing a number of nanotechnology treatments, they're all variations on a theme: targeted cancer killing.
Is cancer killing us softly with environmental toxics?
Origen scientists first demonstrated the potential for the production of human protein therapeutics in chicken eggs in August 2005, when company scientists published in Nature Biotechnology the production of human sequence monoclonal antibodies having greatly enhanced cancer killing activity compared to antibodies produced via conventional methods.