• 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

  • From the Editor-in-Chief

    DNA Profiling Moves From Forensics to Diagnostics

    DNA profiling technologies are providing new ways to detect and monitor cancer.

    by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD

  • Is 3-D Mammography Better?

    A study enrolling patients compares a newer form of digital mammography to conventional 2-D digital mammography.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Cancer Control in the Community

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

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Forward Look

    Breast Density Matters

    Breast cancer risk factor may be overlooked.

    by Kendall K. Morgan

  • A Focus on Pediatric Cancer Screening

    The AACR shares research papers that summarize recommendations for monitoring children and adolescents with cancer predisposition syndromes.

    by Garrett M. Brodeur

  • Revised Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Proposed

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force suggests an individualized approach to prostate cancer screening.

  • Screening Gets Personal

    Conflicting and changing cancer screening guidelines have led to uncertainty and controversy. Can screening recommendations tailored for groups or individuals enhance benefits and reduce harms?

    by Kate Yandell

  • Forward Look

    All About Overdiagnosis

    Q&A with epidemiologist Pam Marcus on why cancer screening can have risks.

    by Sue Rochman


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​Editor-in-Chief William G. Nelson Discusses Cancer Today​


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