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Prevention

  • The More You Know About Cancer Prevention

    Studies found awareness gaps about cancer prevention strategies such as screening and vaccination may reduce benefits from these tactics.

    by Cancer Research Catalyst

  • Sunscreen Is Just the Start

    Experts say protection against UV rays and watching for changes in your skin are important tools in skin cancer risk prevention.

    by Kyle Bagenstose

  • Healthy Habits

    Not So Sweet

    Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages contributes to excess body fat and increased risk for certain cancers.

    by Anne Danahy

  • The HPV Vaccine Prevents Cancer. Why Do Many Cancer Survivors Not Get It?

    A recent study investigated why some young cancer survivors did not want the HPV vaccine and how they can be better served.

    by Pamela Rafalow Grossman

  • Facts and Stats

    Counting the Cost

    Cancer deaths linked to cigarette smoking account for millions of years in lost lives and billions of dollars in economic burden.

    by Thomas Celona

  • Healthy Habits

    Vital Veggies

    Allium vegetables, such as garlic and onions, contain a compound that may lower the risk for several cancers.

    by Erin O'Donnell

  • Keep That Colonoscopy Appointment

    Experts weigh in on a recent study appearing to show that colonoscopy had lower-than-expected efficacy for preventing colorectal cancer.

    by Pamela Rafalow Grossman

  • What We Know About Ultraprocessed Foods and Cancer Risk

    Research has linked highly processed foods like deli meat to a higher risk of colorectal cancer in men.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • Cancer and Alcohol

    Lowering and increasing alcohol consumption is associated with changes in cancer risk.

    by Teresa Bergen

  • From the Editor-in-Chief

    Cancer and Aging

    Cancer cells exploit an aging "infrastructure" to threaten life in those 60 and older.

    by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD