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part from the site cancer.gov,
published by the National Cancer Institute. The goal of
the NCI is to "eliminate the suffering and death due
to cancer." The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is
a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH),
one of eight agencies that compose the Public Health Service
(PHS) in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
The NCI, established under the National Cancer Act of 1937,
is the Federal Government's principal agency for cancer
research and training.
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