Changing Behaviors: Cigarette Smoking Declines As Vaping Increases in Popularity

Vaping and e-cigarettes have become more popular than tobacco cigarettes with teens. But how does vaping influence trends in smoking? And how does vaping...

Colorectal Cancer Screening Helps Avoids Intense Treatments in Men

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common form of cancer in the world. In Finland, a country with approximately 5.5 million people (compare the...

Battling Obesity and Cancer – An Integrated Team’s Approach

When the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO®) conducted the National Cancer Opinion Survey in July 2017, the results revealed something rather surprising. The...

Pancreatic Cancer Risk in Adulthood Affected by Weight During Adolescence

Adolescent obesity may increase the risk of pancreatic cancer later in life with up to a four-fold increased risk. This is the conclusion of a...

Cancer Mortality May Increase for Successive Generations of Latino Immigrants

In 2016 the United States Census Bureau estimated that 18% of the population in the continental United States and Hawaii, approximately 57.5 million people,...

Culturally Tailored Messages Increase HPV Vaccination of Asian American Adolescents

Results from a pilot study supported by the National Cancer Institute’s Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities and presented at the 11th AACR Conference...

Survey Shows Public to be Embarrassingly Ignorant about Lung Cancer

Earlier today, two panels of renowned lung cancer experts, advocates and survivors discussed recent breakthroughs in lung cancer screening and the progress and hope...

President’s Cancer Panel Identifies Urgent Need to Build on Progress and...

Each year, human papillomaviruses or HPV causes nearly 630,000 cases of cancer worldwide. The majority of these cancers, roughly 530,000 cases, are cervical cancers,...

Genetic Profiling may Help Detection and Prevention of Breast Cancer in...

Researchers at the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, found that common genetic variations can help to identify pediatric cancer survivors who...

Study Reveals Higher Risks of HPV-Related Cancers in HIV-Infected Hispanic Adults

A study published in the online edition of CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, shows that Hispanic adults infected with human...

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