Oncology & Cancer

Study casts doubt on impact of menthol-flavored tobacco ban

A ban on the sale of menthol-flavored cigarettes that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is on track to implement may have unintended consequences, according to a study by researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical ...

Oncology & Cancer

Colon cancer screening can erase disparities in outcomes

Colorectal cancer disparities between Black and white adults were eliminated among Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California after the health care organization instituted a regionwide, structured colorectal cancer ...

Oncology & Cancer

50 years on, real progress in war against cancer

Since 1971, when the U.S. government made defeating cancer a goal and put major funding behind it, death rates for many cancers have plummeted, but some are increasing, according to a new American Cancer Society report.

Oncology & Cancer

Does MS affect survival rate after colorectal cancer diagnosis?

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) who are diagnosed with colorectal cancer may be at a higher risk of dying from cancer or other causes over the next six months to one year than people with colorectal cancer who do not ...

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