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  • July 2: The Week in Cancer News

    A study finds that incidence of thyroid cancer rose by 169% between 1990 and 2017, and the Food and Drug Administration approves a version of a breast cancer treatment that can be given at home.

    by Kate Yandell

  • June 26: The Week in Cancer News

    A study finds that hereditary mutations are elevated in early-onset cancers, and initiatives aim to improve treatment for children with cancer.

    by Kate Yandell and Marci A. Landsmann

  • June 19: The Week in Cancer News

    A study indicates that a sedentary lifestyle increases risk of death from cancer, and the Food and Drug Administration approves the human papillomavirus vaccine for prevention of head and neck cancer.

    by Kate Yandell

  • June 12: The Week in Cancer News

    The American Cancer Society updates its guidelines on diet and physical activity, and a study projects that caring for Americans with cancer will cost more than $245 billion by 2030.

    by Kate Yandell

  • June 5: The Week in Cancer News

    Data show that some people with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer can benefit significantly from treatment with a targeted therapy, and COVID-19 slows the rate of enrollment in cancer clinical trials.

    by Kate Yandell

  • May 29: The Week in Cancer News

    A study shows that a more tolerable, dose-adjusted chemotherapy regimen can effectively treat a rare lymphoma, and data from registries provide information on which cancer patients are at greatest risk of death from COVID-19.

    by Kate Yandell

  • May 22: The Week in Cancer News

    A study finds that metastatic prostate cancer incidence rose after the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force urged against routine PSA testing, and the Food and Drug Administration approves two PARP inhibitors for treatment of prostate cancer.

    by Kate Yandell

  • May 15: The Week in Cancer News

    A study indicates that children with cancer are not at increased risks of severe cases of COVID-19, and researchers find that Medicaid expansion was associated with reduced cancer deaths.

    by Kate Yandell

  • May 8: The Week in Cancer News

    A study finds that opioid deaths have slightly increased among people with cancer, and the Food and Drug Administration approves a targeted therapy for non-small cell lung cancer.

    by Kate Yandell

  • May 1: The Week in Cancer News

    At the AACR Virtual Annual Meeting I, researchers presented new data on cancer biology, treatment, screening and risk reduction.

    by Cancer Today Staff

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