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Research Updates

Prevention

  • Risk in the Air

    Air pollution can increase a person's risk of developing cancer, a burden that isn't shared equally in every neighborhood.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • Healthy Habits

    An Alternative to Meat

    Are new plant-based meat alternatives a better way to satisfy burger cravings?

    by Erin O’Donnell

  • July 16: The Week in Cancer News

    A study measures the global impact of alcohol on cancer incidence, and the FDA approves treatments for multiple myeloma and urothelial cancer.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Forward Look

    The Impact of HPV Vaccination

    Over a decade after human papillomavirus vaccines first became available in the U.S., their effect on cervical cancer incidence is becoming apparent.

    by Carisa D. Brewster

  • Genetic Testing Gaps

    Testing for hereditary mutations is increasingly recommended for people with cancer, but recommendations do not always translate into access to testing and appropriate counseling.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Should All Kids With Cancer Get Genetic Testing?

    Testing children with cancer for hereditary mutations could impact their treatment and provide information relevant to other family members.

    by Marcus A. Banks

  • Healthy Habits

    Daily Dose

    Aspirin can be taken daily to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer, but it's not recommended for everyone.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Colorectal Cancer Screenings at Home

    Stool-based tests could increase access to colorectal cancer screening.

    by Jen Tota McGivney

  • From the Editor-in-Chief

    Intercepting Cancer by Tackling Precancer

    Research on premalignancy is needed to fully tap the potential of cancer interception.

    by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD

  • Healthy Habits

    Health Nuts

    Eating tree nuts may decrease cancer risk, especially for cancers of the digestive system.

    by Tara Santora