Oncology & Cancer

Smoking cessation after NSCLC diagnosis cuts mortality risk

(HealthDay)—For patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), smoking cessation after diagnosis is associated with a reduced risk for all-cause mortality, cancer-specific mortality, and disease progression, according ...

Oncology & Cancer

Few women in sub-Saharan Africa undergo cervical cancer screenings

According to the World Health Organization, cervical cancer is the fourth most common form of cancer affecting women worldwide, and those in developing countries face a higher risk of dying from it. If detected early, cervical ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study: Obesity slows progress against cancer deaths

Cancer death rates have fallen dramatically in the United States, but factor in obesity, as researchers did at the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, and the picture changes.

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