Oncology & Cancer

Cancer trend analysis to assist prevention measures

The past century or so has seen unprecedented technological, scientific and sociological evolution worldwide. These have accompanied global shifts in people's lifestyles and rapid changes in the environment, both natural ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer incidence up for adolescents and young adults

(HealthDay)—Among adolescents and young adults (AYAs), cancer incidence increased during 2007 to 2016, according to a report published online Sept. 17 in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.

Oncology & Cancer

Stem cell function may explain higher colon cancer rate in males

Colon cancers have a higher incidence in males, which is in part related to much higher androgen levels in males compared to females. Scientists have now discovered a link between androgens and stem cells that could contribute ...

Oncology & Cancer

150% surge in skin cancer deaths since 1970s

According to figures released by Cancer Research UK, melanoma skin cancer deaths have been increasing dramatically in the UK, with the rate rising two and half times since the 1970s.

Oncology & Cancer

A step toward cancer prevention

Cancer incidence and cancer mortality are rising rapidly throughout the world. While the reasons are complex, efforts are underway to identify high-risk individuals who would benefit most from cancer screening.

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