Age-associated changes in a biochemical process that helps control genes may be responsible for some of the increased risk of cancer seen in older people.
Elevated levels of the fat hormone leptin, higher BMI, and a larger waistline are associated with a greater likelihood of having colorectal polyps in men.
After adjusting for potential confounders, men with high levels of 6-sulfatoxymelatonin demonstrated a significantly lower prostate cancer risk.
a new study reveals that widespread awareness of Angelina Jolie's mastectomy story did not translate into increased understanding of breast cancer risk.
A team of scientists looking into the interplay of the immune system and cancer have found a link between a having a history of airborne allergies with risk of blood cancers in women.
An association between central adiposity and increased risk of esophageal inflammation, metaplasia, and adenocarcinoma found.
This fact sheet explores the evidence of links between artificial sweeteners and cancer risk.
Screening according to current guidelines could miss 10 percent of CRCs diagnosed in relatives.
Risk of colorectal adenoma recurrence up for men with low recreation activity, high sedentary time.
Adolescents' weight and socioeconomic status (SES) may affect their subsequent risk of developing esophageal and gastric cancer, according to a study.
Women of Mexican descent who had more children and breastfed were more likely to develop an aggressive breast cancer, according to results from the Ella Binational Breast Cancer Study.
Researchers have uncovered a decreased risk of breast cancer among women who walk 7 or more hours per week compared with women who walk for 3 hours or less per week.
Which cancer treatments can cause other cancers later in life?
Population study shows significantly increased risk of developing the cancer for relatives of probands.
Patients receiving high-dose recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) as part of spine surgery have an increased risk of cancer.
Patients with cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM) may actually increase their exposure to ultraviolet radiation in the first three years after diagnosis, according to a recent study.
A website has been developed to help navigate the new challenges posed by breast-density notification laws, according to a recent special report.
Lifestyle intervention tied to increases in telomere length in men with low-risk prostate cancer.
After adjustment, those in upper tertiles of caries, crown, endodontic tx have reduced risk of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC).
Estimates suggest 59 percent of endometrial cancers could be prevented with healthy weight and activity,. per a WCRF/AICR report.
Modifiable cardiovascular risk factors contribute to the development of major cardiac events in adult survivors of childhood cancer.
Findings based on self-rated diet quality in national food frequency survey
A family history of cancer increases the risk for other members of the family developing not only the same cancer (known as concordant cancer) but also a different (discordant) cancer.
The human papillomavirus (HPV) triples the risk of people developing yet another cancer, esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC), according to new research.
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma risk falls by 0.3 percent with each mile increase in proximity to benzene release sites.
A new study indicates that specific types of bacteria that live in the gut are major contributors to lymphoma, a cancer of the white blood cells.
Increased cancer risk are seen with both concordant and discordant cancer sites among close relatives.
Thousands of deaths estimated in 50- to 59-year-old hysterectomized women, because of avoiding estrogen therapy.
Nerves play a critical role in both the development and spread of prostate tumors.
Adherence to lifestyle recommendations can reduce risk of aggressive prostate cancer.
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