• 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

  • Healthy Habits

    Another Reason to Floss

    Gum disease is associated with increased cancer risk.

    by Kendall K. Morgan

  • Q&A

    Why Fat Matters

    Cancer epidemiologist Cornelia Ulrich discusses research that explores how fat cells and cancer cells communicate.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Opportunities for Prevention

    Interactive maps and charts illustrate how many cancers are caused by infections worldwide.

    by Sue Rochman

  • Cancer Control in the Community

    Successful public health initiatives to prevent, detect and treat cancer require widespread community participation.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Vitamin D Doubts

    In a clinical trial, vitamin D supplements did not appear to reduce cancer risk.

    by Jane C. Hu


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