Updated ACS guidelines for diet and physical activity aim to help cancer survivors reduce their risk for the cancer's return and for dying from cancer.
This third chapter in the American Cancer Society Cancer Control Blueprint describes what we know about risk factors for cancer. It provides strategies people can use to help avoid those risk factors. It also offers strategies that cities, states, and communities can use to help people avoid them. It's co-authored by staff researcher Susan Gapstur, PhD, MPH, senior vice president of Behavioral and Epidemiology Research.
Read highlights about American Cancer Society research from 2018.
A study by an international group of researchers from organizations including the American Cancer Society finds that higher levels of vitamin D in the blood is associated with a lower risk for getting colorectal cancer.