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How Cancer Care Will Change in the Next Decade

From 'liquid biopsies' to precision medicine to immunology, advances to benefit older patients

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Cutting-Edge Tech to Change Older Lives Now

From robotic clothing that makes walking easier to a visor that diagnoses stroke


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Eye scan diagnosis, light and sound training and gene editing show promise

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