The American Cancer Society in October announced sweeping changes to its breast cancer screening guidelines.
Increased adherence to colon cancer screening guidelines has significantly reduced the rate at which Americans aged 50 and older develop the disease.
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Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States. Rates of melanoma are on the rise, particularly among young people.
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.
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.
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.