Oncology & Cancer

Q&A: Cancer keeps coming for the young. Why?

A report released last month by the American Cancer Society reflects significant progress in recent decades in early detection and treatment of the disease.

Oncology & Cancer

Cracking the code: How what you eat might affect your cancer risk

There is an unresolved debate about the extent to which the environment contributes to cancer risk. Although epidemiological studies suggest that environmental factors such as diet can certainly contribute, especially for ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Machine learning used to predict future health as people age

A cross-disciplinary research team from the University of Alberta is using health-related, lifestyle, socio-economic and other data to develop machine learning programs to predict the future mental and physical health of ...

Oncology & Cancer

With breast cancer risks, where you live matters, researchers find

Inadequate health care access, unhealthy diets and not enough exercise are all well-known risk factors for the number one cause of cancer-related deaths in women—breast cancer—but what was never clear is why death rates ...

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