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Published on: July 22, 2021
Put health on your back-to-school planning list this year. Vaccinations, nutritious lunches, and sleeping right are all part of the equation.
Published on: February 5, 2021
Are you wary of colonoscopies? Don’t let that keep you from getting checked for colorectal cancer. There are several options for tests, and one of them might be right for you.
Published on: December 9, 2020
A study using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides evidence that the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is effectively reducing the numbers of cervical precancer – lesions that can become cervical cancer.
Published on: July 30, 2020
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has updated its screening guidelines for cervical cancer. The new guidelines are for people with a cervix with an average risk of cervical cancer.
Published on: July 8, 2020
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has updated its guideline for human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccination. New recommendations are for healthcare providers to routinely offer the HPV vaccine series to boys and girls between ages 9 and 12.
Published on: January 23, 2020
Surgeon General Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams issued the first Surgeon General’s report on smoking cessation in 30 years. It reviews and updates the latest research on Americans’ attempts to quit smoking, what works, and why it’s so important.
Published on: December 5, 2019
In 2019 we published stories about new findings in cancer risk factors, prevention, treatment, and survivorship issues. Here are the 10 most significant stories that made headlines on cancer.org this year.
Published on: September 9, 2019
Screening tests are powerful tools in helping find cancer early or even preventing it. But they aren’t perfect. Find out what’s behind guidelines that tell us what screening tests to get and when.