All articles related to "cancer":

Preventing Cancer

Although 1 in 5 men and 1 in 6 women worldwide develop some type of cancer during their lifetime, those diagnosed are living longer than ever, thanks to screening and early detection, vaccinations, and improvements in treatment. However,…

Cancer

Jump to: –What is cancer? –Types and risk factors –Reducing cancer risk: --Screening --Vaccines --Lifestyle Definition and Overview Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells divide and grow out of control, destroying healthy surrounding tissue. Normal healthy…

Diet may influence risk of aggressive prostate cancer

Dietary patterns that are associated with inflammation and insulinemia—a condition marked by high levels of insulin in the blood—may put men at an increased risk for aggressive forms of prostate cancer, according to new research led by Harvard…

A primer on the ‘encyclopedia of carcinogens’

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.