Research Updates


  • 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

  • Forward Look

    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

  • Healthy Habits

    Vitamin D Doubts

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

    by Jane C. Hu

  • Healthy Habits

    A Virtuous Cycle

    Bicycling to work can be a way to build exercise into your day.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Healthy Habits

    Inflammation Connection

    Could a diet that leads to inflammation increase the risk of developing colorectal cancer?

    by Lindsey Konkel

  • Healthy Habits

    Small Strides

    Exercise is associated with benefits, even for those who fall short of recommended amounts.

    by Jane C. Hu

  • Forward Look

    Inside Inflammation

    Q&A with molecular biologist Michael Karin on inflammation and cancer.

    by Robin Meadows