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    "Rapid Autopsy" Programs Seek Clues to Cancer within Hours of Death

    More than a dozen medical centers hope to study donated tumor tissue before it degrades

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    "The [superblood] concept is interesting," says Brian Wolpin, MD, MPH, director of the Gastrointestinal Cancer Center and the Hale Center for Pancreatic Cancer at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Further testing will need to prove whether it will have a substantial impact on the diseases it treats.

    Whether the new approach catches on will depend not only on how superior the treatment is, but also on costs, Radu of UCLA says.