Topic: cancer

Smoking may increase risk of prostate cancer recurrence, death

For immediate release: June 21, 2011 Boston, MA – A new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and University of California, San Francisco, researchers suggests that men with prostate cancer who smoke increase their risk of prostate cancer recurrence and of dying…

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…