Risk of developing cancer as a result of childhood exposure to medical imaging radiation is not increased in children or adults, a new study reports.
Study implicates higher doses of cardiac radiotherapy and exposure to high-dose anthracyclines.
Men who drank 3 or more cups of Italian style coffee per day had a lower risk of developing prostate cancer.
Seven interdisciplinary cancer and bone societies released a position statement updating recommendations for limiting bone loss and fracture risk in patients with early-stage breast cancer undergoing treatment with AIs.
Risk for Disease, Advanced Stage at Diagnosis Higher With Delayed Colonoscopy After Positive FIT ResultsMay 12, 2017
Waiting 10 months or longer before follow-up colonoscopy after a positive FIT result is associated with higher risk of disease as well as advanced stage at diagnosis.
Family history does not predict aggressiveness of prostate cancer or suitability for active surveillance as a treatment option.
Protein produced by chronically infected cells in persons with HPV16 infection serves as a biomarker for risk of cancer of the oropharynx.
Supplementation with vitamin D3 and calcium was not found to influence risk of cancer in postmenopausal women aged 55 years and older.
Absolute risks from radiation therapy for women with breast cancer who continue to smoke could exceed the absolute benefit of the therapy.
A team of international researchers identified 12 new genetic variants that increase a woman's risk of developing ovarian cancer.
Cancer deaths within 1 month of diagnosis occur most often in patients younger than 1 years, especially among Blacks and Hispanics.
Hodgkin lymphoma survivors are at higher risk of second cancers, and that risk is even higher in those with a first-degree relative with cancer.
Predictive risk model shows that lifestyle choices have a greater influence on risk for colorectal cancer than does genetic factors.
There is no association between vasectomy and the risk of overall, high-grade, or advanced-stage prostate cancer or prostate cancer-related mortality.
Women with poor metabolic health have a greater risk of colorectal cancer than those with increased weight.
High mammographic breast density is a risk factor for primary breast cancer. In this study, a potential correlation with contralateral breast cancer was investigated.
The impact of weight loss on risk for endometrial cancer in postmenopausal women was assessed in women enrolled in the Women's Health Initiative observational study.
A review of data from three large, prospective studies examined a potential association between alcoholic beverage consumption and risk of melanoma.
Adherence to World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF)/American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) dietary recommendations improves cancer risks. In this study, researchers determined whether adherence to these recommendations provides the same benefits for older persons.
This fact sheet explores the links, both negative and positive, that Helicobacter pylori may have with gastric and other cancer types.
Variants of the MC1R gene, associated with red hair, pale skin, and freckles, increases the number of genetic mutations related to skin cancer and the level of other gene mutations, further increasing the risk for skin cancer.
The risk of developing cancer increases in people who experience heart failure after their first heart attack compared with people who experience no heart failure after their first heart attack.
Benign brain tumors that have previously been associated with obesity and diabetes are surprisingly less likely to emerge in patients with high blood sugar, according to new research.
Consumption of tree nuts is associated with lower mortality rates among men with prostate cancer. It did not, however, correlate with a reduced risk of developing prostate cancer.
Drinking scalding coffee, tea, or yerba mate might increase the risk of developing esophageal cancer according to the World Health Organization. Beverages hotter than 149°F (65°C) might increase the risk of developing esophageal cancer.
Following a healthy lifestyle could reduce the risk of developing breast cancer for women already at high risk for the disease due to genetic risk and family history.
Cancer increases the risk for some health issues beyond the normal risks that accompany aging. This increased risk could be due to decreased physical activity and increased stress associated with cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Effect of Childbirth on Risk of Ovarian Cancer Diminishes With Age, But Effect of Oral Contraceptive Use Is ConstantMay 09, 2016
Prior oral contraceptive use is associated with reduced risk for ovarian cancer among women of all ages; however, risk reductions associated with childbirth wane as women age
E-cigarettes have a strong potential to improve population health by reducing or displacing cigarette use. A team of international experts urged the US FDA to have a broad perspective when it comes to regulating e-cigarettes.
A potential link between long-term oral treatment with nucleos(t)ide analogues for chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) and an increased risk of colorectal and cervical cancers was demonstrated.
- Immunotherapy May Benefit Some Patients with Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
- Screening Recommendations for Children with Common Cancer Predisposition Syndromes
- Significance of Prostate Cancer Treatment-Related Factors Differ in Black, White Men
- New Study Questions Standard Dosage for Treating Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
- Superior Tolerability, Efficacy With Alectinib in Treatment-Naïve ALK-poistive NSCLC
- Survivorship Care Plans: Providing A Blueprint for Health Care After Cancer
- Cancer Recurrence Fear Reduced by Novel Psychological Intervention
- Multifaceted Role of the Nurse Navigator Includes Palliative, Supportive Care
- Patient Navigators Found to Boost Lung Cancer Screening Rates
- Lack of Transfusion Services a Barrier to Hospice Care for Patients With Blood Cancers
- Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis Also a Result of Screening Mammography Programs
- Use of Aspirin, NSAIDs Correlates with Improved Overall Survival in Colorectal Cancer
- Cancer Risk Not Increased by Childhood Exposure to Diagnostic Radiation
- Aspirin Use May Lower Breast Cancer Risk in Women with Diabetes
- Ethnic Differences, Cultural Barriers Negatively Impact Mammography Follow-up Among Asian Ethnic Groups
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