Our team of experts brings you cancer-related news and research updates.
Latest data shows improvements for cervical cancer are linked to HPV vaccine and downturns in prostate cancer are driven by advanced-stage disease.
ACS researchers report and explain statistics about breast cancer in a new article in CA: Cancer Journal for Clinicians and in Breast Cancer Facts & Figures 2022-2024.
The 2022-2024 edition of "Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures" is now available to help the public health community better met the unique needs of an expanding and diverse population of cancer survivors. The bottom line? The number of people living after a cancer diagnosis keeps rising, naturally due to population growth and aging, plus better treatment and early detection. And racial/ethnic disparities in cancer care persist.
New Cancer Facts & Figures for African American/Black People finds breast cancer now surpasses lung as the leading cause of cancer death in Black women.
ACS 2021 studies show how COVID-19 is affecting prevention efforts, expected cancer screening rates, treatment, quality-of-life, and research.
New 2022 cancer facts and figures show overall improvement, with new milestones for early detection of lung cancer, but with slowing progress for prostate and breast cancer.
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.
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