At the Cutter lecture, Elisabete Weiderpass, director of the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, discussed the agency's evaluations of data on potentially cancer-causing agents.
Three types of interventions aimed at increasing human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine coverage are all cost-effective.
Women with breast cancer who consumed higher amounts of fruits and vegetables after their diagnosis were less likely to die during the study period than those with lower amounts of fruits and vegetables in their diets.
Medicaid expansion propelled by the Affordable Care Act has been linked with a significant reduction in risk of early death among patients with newly diagnosed cases of breast, lung, and colon cancer, according to a new study.
More than 200 people gathered virtually on October 30, 2020 for the 23rd annual John B. Little Symposium to honor the legacy of radiobiology expert John B. Little and to share research on the health effects of radiation.
Newly discovered mechanism for cellular migration has implications for embryonic development, cancer metastasis, and tissue regeneration
October 15, 2020 – The trillions of cells that make up our body are typically stationary. They stay at a fixed location, tightly attached to neighboring cells by so-called “adhesion molecules,” a sort of biological superglue. On certain…
For immediate release: October 14, 2020 Boston, MA – Scientists working at the intersection of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cancer care need to be more transparent about their methods and publish research that is reproducible, according to a…
Hair products sometimes used by Black women may contain endocrine-disrupting chemicals linked with serious health issues.
High rates of colorectal cancer incidence and death among Blacks may be due to disparities in screening guidelines and research, say experts.
People who have a history of gum disease or who have lost two or more teeth face increased risk of gastrointestinal cancers, a study found.