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Judah Folkman, cancer's innovative enemy, dies at 74

Dr. Judah Folkman explored the role of blood vessels in disease. Dr. Judah Folkman explored the role of blood vessels in disease. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff/file 2003)
By Scott Allen
Globe Staff / January 16, 2008

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Dr. Judah Folkman, a world famous cancer researcher whose insights led to a whole new field of medicine, knew that his relentless pursuit of ideas could wear people out. For 36 years, sometimes in the face of deep skepticism, the renowned researcher at Children's Hospital Boston stuck by his belief that tumors could be stopped by cutting off the blood ... (Full article: 1475 words)

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