Our team of experts brings you cancer-related news and research updates.
Women who use chemical hair straighteners and relaxers may have a higher risk of uterine cancer, according to a new study from researchers at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The latest statistics about the major cancer risk factors and screening test use in the United States are now available in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention and in the American Cancer Society Report Cancer Prevention and Early Detection, 2021-2022.
According to our study, 2 states had the highest proportion of cancer deaths linked to drinking alcohol. Learn more.
About 20% of people who die from lung cancer in the United States every year have never smoked or used any form of tobacco. Here’s what we know about why some people who don't smoke are diagnosed with lung cancer.
Climate change can make extreme weather events such as hurricanes and wildfires more frequent. These weather events can expose people to carcinogens and make it hard for people to get cancer care. In a recent commentary, American Cancer Society researchers suggested that everyone who cares about eliminating cancer take action to combat climate change and reduce their use of fossil fuels. Doing so may help prevent cancer and improve cancer outcomes.
Radon is a key cause of lung cancer, and it could be lurking undetected in your home. Testing is easy and inexpensive, and it could help protect you and your family.
Research from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has found that flight attendants have higher rates of several types of cancer than the general population.
Evidence shows that eating too much processed meat and red meat can raise your cancer risk. Find out how much is too much and what to eat instead.