Our team of experts brings you cancer-related news and research updates.
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.
Help lower your risk for getting colorectal cancer with our 6 tips for lifestyle changes you can start making right now.
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.
Although there is no sure way to prevent breast cancer, there are several things you can do that may lower your likelihood of getting it.
One disease that disproportionately affects the Black community is colorectal cancer. The rates of colorectal cancer are higher in Blacks than any racial/ethnic group in the US. African Americans are about 20% more likely to get colorectal cancer and about 40% more likely to die from it than most other groups.
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.
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.