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.
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).
Cancer patients, their caregivers, and others need to take precautions to lower their risk of getting COVID-19, which is caused by a type of coronavirus. Learn what you can do to help protect yourself and others.
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 annual scientific and clinical Journal Impact Factors were released on June 30, and the American Cancer Society’s CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians outperformed. The CA impact factor climbed from 292.3 last year to a staggering 508.7 and remains the highest-rated oncology journal in the world.
Regular screening can find colorectal cancer when it is small, hasn’t spread, and might be easier to treat. People at average risk for colorectal cancer begin screening at age 45.
Read the Cancer Facts & Figures 2021, for the latest estimates, information and statistics for deaths related to cancer.
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.