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.

Oncology & Cancer

Men more genetically prone to skin cancer

As COVID-19 restrictions loosen this summer, Canadians will spend more time outdoors and make the most of the sunshine. A new study from McGill University suggests why men may be more genetically prone to develop skin cancer.

Oncology & Cancer

Recent data reveals most common cancers in Hawaiʻi

The University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center's Hawaiʻi Tumor Registry released updated cancer statistics in Hawaiʻi Cancer at a Glance, 2012-2016, which includes data on cancer incidence and mortality in the state of Hawaiʻi.

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