Nearly 14,000 die each year of brain cancer, but researchers are aiming to change that
June 2, 2015
| By Bill Briggs and Dr. Sabrina Richards
The family of Joseph “Beau” Biden III, son of Vice President Joe Biden, has not yet revealed the specific type of brain cancer that killed the 46-year-old father and Iraq veteran on Saturday. Nearly 14,000 people die annually from brain cancer, but researchers at Fred Hutch are trying to change that.
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