28 March 2012
Vol 4, Issue 127

About The Cover

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ONLINE COVER Conquering Cancer, Closing the Translational Gap. This artist's rendering depicts the transformation of normal cells into cancerous tumor tissue. This special issue of Science Translational Medicine highlights six problems in cancer research that stand in the way of our vanquishing this disease. These Reviews and Perspectives outline these challenges and describe how we can address them. In an Editorial, Vogelstein and Kinzler offer their view of where we are today in conquering cancer. [CREDIT: C. BICKEL/SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE]