Published on: December 19, 2018
Excess body weight is responsible for an estimated 544,300 cancers, which is about 3.9% of all cancers in the world, according to research by the American Cancer Society, Imperial College London, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Published on: October 19, 2018
We've known that mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes are linked with an increased risk for breast cancer. Now we know 5 other genes associated with a high risk for triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).
Published on: October 10, 2018
Owen A. O'Connor, MD, PhD, was awarded the prestigious American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor grant in July 2018. He was selected because of his expertise and ongoing work to develop drugs to improve treatments for people with Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas.. He's a professor and researcher at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center in New York, New York.
Published on: September 21, 2018
World HPV Infection Expert, Anna Guiliano, PhD, says, we may be able to eliminate cervical cancer in the U.S. because we have effective screening tests and guidelines for how often they need to be done, as well as vaccines to prevent the infections that cause damage, called lesions, to cells in the cervix. She offers reminders and tips to parents and adult women and men about how they can protect themselves from all cancers related to HPV.