Cancer Research


Pancreatic Cancer: Alex Trebek’s ‘Fight’ Highlights Difficult...

Alex Trebek, who has hosted the Jeopardy! TV game show since 1984, has announced that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In...

March 12, 2019 / 3 min read


Vaccines Tied to Declining Rates of HPV-Related...

HPV (human papillomavirus) is a very common virus, with nearly 80 million people — about one in four — currently infected in the United States....

March 4, 2019 / 3 min read


Roundup: Stronger Flu Strain; Colorectal Cancer Screening;...

Stronger Flu Strain Accounts for Nearly Half of New Cases, CDC States This year’s flu season has not been as severe as last year’s, but...

March 1, 2019 / 4 min read


Lung Cancer and Misconceptions About Smoking-Vaping

How are smoking and vaping tied to lung cancer? Smoking is the No. 1 risk factor for lung cancer, and vaping devices let users inhale...

February 26, 2019 / 2 min read


Roundup: FDA’s Supplements Crackdown; Low-Risk Prostate Cancer;...

FDA to Provide Stricter Oversight of Supplements, False or Misleading Health Claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said this week it is tightening...

February 15, 2019 / 4 min read


Roundup: Obesity-Linked Cancers in Young Adults; Kids...

Cancers Linked to Obesity Increasing Among Young Adults An obesity epidemic persists in the United States, and a new study has yielded a concerning side...

February 8, 2019 / 3 min read


At 76, Lung Cancer Survivor Stays Active...

When Don Rhodes learned his lung cancer was back, his first thought was: “How is this going to affect my diving?” Scuba diving and underwater...

January 30, 2019 / 3 min read


Here’s Why Liver Cancer Rate is Growing...

While the overall cancer rate has been dropping since the early 1990s, the reverse is true for liver cancer. The latest data from the American...

January 15, 2019 / 3 min read


Smokeout 2018: Smoking Habit is Down But...

Despite a barrage of clinical studies over the decades confirming the health hazards of tobacco use, nearly 38 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and smoking...

November 15, 2018 / 4 min read


Lung Cancer is Pervasive, But There’s Progress...

Even as the overall smoking rate is projected to continue declining in the U.S., 4.4 million Americans could die from lung cancer during the next...

November 6, 2018 / 4 min read