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  • Some Pancreatic Cancers Are Hereditary

    A trio of recent studies indicates that pancreatic cancer is, in some cases, linked to mutations passed down from generation to generation.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

  • Predicting Acute Myeloid Leukemia

    Two studies identify genetic mutations that could predict the risk of an aggressive blood cancer up to a decade before it is diagnosed.

    by Anna Azvolinsky

  • Healthy Habits

    Unhealthy Process

    Eating ultraprocessed foods may be linked to an increased risk of certain cancers.

    by Kendall Morgan

  • Forward Look

    Endometrial Cancer Rates Rising in Many Countries

    Study findings suggest opportunities for preventing endometrial cancer.

    by Deborah Abrams Kaplan

  • Men Less Likely to Get Genetic Testing

    A study suggests women are more likely than men to undergo genetic testing for mutations linked to hereditary cancer.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

  • A Better Way to Screen for Lynch Syndrome?

    Researchers say a next-generation sequencing test could improve screening in colorectal cancer patients for a hereditary syndrome that raises cancer risk. Some experts have concerns.

    by Cheryl Platzman Weinstock

  • Healthy Habits

    Head Start

    Developing healthy behaviors in young adulthood can help reduce cancer risk later in life.

    by Brenda Conaway

  • Liver Cancer on the Rise

    Liver cancer incidence and death rates are increasing rapidly. Although there is no screening test for the disease, minimizing risk factors—hepatitis B and C, smoking, obesity and type 2 diabetes—could prevent many cases from developing.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Forward Look

    Young Survivors at Risk for HPV-Related Cancers

    Study finds low vaccination rates among teen survivors.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Healthy Habits

    A Bacterial Link

    The microbes living in your gut may explain how diet influences colorectal cancer risk.

    by Lori Miller Kase

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