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Cancer survival rates are improving, researchers say.

January 26, 2023

What’s driving the improvement in U.S. cancer survival rates?

The cancer death rate in the U.S. has declined 33 percent since 1991, thanks largely to new treatments, gains in early cancer detection and, most significantly, a sharp decline in tobacco use.

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HPV vaccines may help prevent cervical cancer and many other cancers.

January 24, 2023

The most preventable cancer: How HPV vaccination decreases cervical cancer risk

Not only has vaccination proven to be an effective tool in recent years, it’s made cervical cancer one of the most preventable cancers.

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Docrors are seeing an alarming increase in the number of early-onset cancers.

January 17, 2023

Why are cancer rates rising in adults under 50?

Over the last few decades, doctors have been seeing dramatic increases in cancer in adults younger than 50. The disturbing trend has scientists searching for reasons behind the sharp increase in early-onset cancer, how best to screen for or detect cancers in young adults, whether the cancers are different types of common cancers in older adults and which treatments show promise for younger people.

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Smoking and alcohol use contribute to many cases of cancer.

January 5, 2023

Study: Lifestyle changes may prevent nearly half of the world’s cancer deaths

A recent comprehensive global study investigated cancer cases that were attributable to modifiable risk factors. It found that nearly half of cancer deaths worldwide, 44.4 percent, may have been avoidable if the victims had paid attention to factors that raised cancer risk and made lifestyle changes to reduce those risks.

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HPV vaccines are recommended for adolescents and young adults

December 27, 2022

HPV vaccine compliance still lags as researchers eye a one-shot protocol

Various factors and a growing mistrust of vaccines are among some of the reasons why HPV vaccine rates may lag behind traditional recommended childhood vaccines

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Head and neck cancer

April 20, 2022

Patients have options to restore their voice after head and neck cancer treatment

For patients with head and neck cancers, cancer symptoms and treatment side effects often complicate two innate tasks that are usually taken for granted—speaking and swallowing.

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Gleason score

March 23, 2022

For prostate cancer patients, it’s always good to know the score

The Gleason score is a critical calculation designed to help determine the extent of the disease, the aggressiveness of the cancer cells and how it may be treated.

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Colorectal cancer

March 2, 2022

What’s behind the increase in colorectal cancer cases in young adults?

While overall cases and deaths have declined, especially among older adults, colorectal cancer diagnoses have increased dramatically among young adults.

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Immunotherapy

November 17, 2021

What’s new in cancer immunotherapy?

To find new ways to expand the use of immunotherapy drugs, scientists and doctors are researching new ways to increase the use of these therapies and help stimulate the immune system to better recognize and attack cancer cells.

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