Topic: cancer

Childhood cancer survivors may face shortened lifespan, study reveals

Newer Treatments, Closer Monitoring Should Improve Longevity, Say Researchers For immediate release: Monday, April 5, 2010 Boston, MA—Although more children today are surviving cancer than ever before, young patients successfully treated in the 1970s and 80s may live a decade less, on…

Vaccinating boys against Human Papillomavirus (HPV) not cost-effective

Cervical Cancer Prevention Efforts Should Prioritize Vaccinating Pre-Adolescent Girls and Continued Cervical Cancer Screening For immediate release: Thursday, October 8, 2009 Boston, MA -- Persistent infection with high-risk types of human papillomavirus (HPV), a sexually transmitted virus, is known to be a…