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Research at the Canadian Centre for Applied Research in Cancer Control led to a new standard in leukemia testing.
What’s the lifetime risk of getting cancer?
The latest Canadian Cancer Statistics report shows about half of Canadians are expected to be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.