There has been a tremendous shift in worldwide cancer rates since the 1990s. As lower income countries become more prosperous, cancer death rates are rising.
Experts have long suspected that infection with HPV in the mouth and throat might be a contributing cause of head and neck cancer.
While recovering in the hospital following a stem cell transplant, 4 year old Alexandra "Alex" Scott told her mother: "When I get out of the hospital, I want to hold a lemonade stand."
Over the past decade, the global HIV epidemic has been transformed.
It's also clear that multiple, complex factors combine to drive these disparities.
The Affordable Care Act's efforts may be paying off for women, two studies suggest.
Dr. Ernest Hawk is the 2015 recipient of the American Society of Clinical Oncology-American Cancer Society Award for Significant Contributions to Cancer Prevention.
Processed meats have been added to the World Health Organization's list of carcinogens.