Cancer Research


At 32, She Didn’t Know About Cervical...

Stephany Goyla found out she had cervical cancer after her first-ever Pap smear at the age of 32. A self-described workaholic, Ms. Goyla admits she...

January 22, 2020 / 2 min read


Thyroid Cancer: Vital Facts on Detection, Risk...

Until recently, thyroid cancer was the most rapidly rising cancer in the U.S., largely because of increased detection, says the American Cancer Society (ACS). The...

January 16, 2020 / 3 min read


Some Women at Higher Risk of Dying...

While cervical cancer remains one of the most highly preventable diseases in the U.S., some women may not realize they are at a higher risk...

January 14, 2020 / 3 min read


U.S. Cancer Deaths Continue Decline With Sharpest...

The 26-year decline in overall U.S. cancer deaths registered a record single-year drop of 2.2 percent between 2016 and 2017, according to new data released...

January 13, 2020 / 3 min read


Recommendations for Cervical Cancer Screenings

New recommendations encourage women to begin cervical cancer screenings at age 21, and earlier for women who are younger than 21 and infected with HIV.

January 7, 2020 / 2 min read


Roundup: Alcohol’s Link to Cancer Risk; Flu...

Even Light Alcohol Consumption Shows Increased Cancer Risk in New Study Drinking any type of alcohol can contribute to cancers of the mouth and throat,...

December 13, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: HPV-Linked Anal Cancer Rates Rise; Mosquito-borne...

HPV-Linked Anal Cancer Cases, Deaths Climb Dramatically 2001-2015, Study Says Anal cancer diagnoses and deaths related to human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted...

November 22, 2019 / 4 min read


The Latest on Colorectal Cancer Screenings for...

Adults at “average risk” who do not have symptoms should be screened for colorectal cancer between the ages of 50 and 75, states the American...

November 18, 2019 / 2 min read


Possible Lung Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore...

Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States for both men and women. And most patients are diagnosed in the latter stages of...

November 12, 2019 / 2 min read