All articles related to "cancer":

High-fiber diet linked with reduced breast cancer risk

Fiber consumption may significantly reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study, which pooled data from 20 previous studies, found that women who consumed the highest amounts of fiber were…

Polyps of any type associated with increased risk of colon cancer

The risk of colorectal cancer may increase with any type of polyp in the colon, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study examined data from 178,377 patients with colorectal polyps and found elevated colorectal…

Reversing the course of melanoma

March 27—Deaths from melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer, have fallen sharply in recent years, according to new research co-authored by Alan Geller, senior lecturer on social and behavioral sciences, and published in the American Journal of Public Health. Did the…

Women over 75 may not benefit from regular mammograms

Evidence is clear that regular mammograms for women in their 50s and 60s decreases breast cancer deaths. But it has been less certain whether the benefits of screening older women outweigh the risks, such as overdiagnosis and overtreatment.