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A call for more access to surgery worldwide

Two-thirds of the world’s population—about five billion people—have no access to safe and affordable surgery, according to The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery. In…

David Bloom

David Bloom named Andrew Carnegie Fellow

David Bloom, Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, is one of 32 inaugural Andrew…

Aspirin may reduce risk of some cancers

Long-term, regular aspirin use is associated with a reduced risk of some cancers, according to new research presented at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting, held April 18-22, 2015. The research was led by Yin Cao, postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Read More

Greater focus needed on cancer prevention

While it’s important to develop new therapies to treat cancer, it’s just as important to make progress in cancer prevention and early detection, according…