In Major Shift, American Cancer Society Says Begin Mammograms at 45

The American Cancer Society in October announced sweeping changes to its breast cancer screening guidelines.

Colon Cancer Rates Rising for Americans Under 50

Increased adherence to colon cancer screening guidelines has significantly reduced the rate at which Americans aged 50 and older develop the disease.

Fitness in 40s May Help Shield Men From Lung, Colon Cancer

Men, want to feel better and avoid cancer for years to come? Get fit.

Melanoma Research Alliance: Focused on Research to Help Fight the Disease

Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. Rates of melanoma are on the rise, particularly among young people.

Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Prevention: A Place for Nicotinamide?

Each year approximately 4.3 million adults in the United States are treated for non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC), more than twice the number treated for all other types of cancer combined.

The Relationship Between Insulin and Cancer

Obesity is endemic in the United States, with more than one-third of U.S. adults reported to be obese and another one-third considered overweight.

Spotlight On: Mitchell H. Gail, MD, PhD

Over the course of his career, Dr. Mitchell Gail has pioneered the development of these types of risk assessment tools, some of which have now been in use for decades.

Letter From the Editors

Cancer prevention and treatment require expertise in a number of topics: etiologic factors, early detection and screening, diagnosis, multidisciplinary treatment and supportive care.

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2016 February - June