Oncology & Cancer

Liver cancer: Risk factors and prevention

October is Liver Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about risk factors for liver cancer and what you can do to prevent it.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hep C treatment initiation low among Medicaid recipients

While there are highly effective treatments for the hepatitis C virus (HCV), only one in five Medicaid enrollees diagnosed with HCV started treatment, according to a retrospective study led by researchers at Weill Cornell ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Consumer Health: Are you at risk for hepatitis?

Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. The five main strains of the hepatitis virus are referred to as types A, B, C, D and E. While they all cause liver disease, they differ in geographic prevalence, modes of transmission, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Preventing cervical cancer

Silent but deadly. These are words often used to describe cervical cancer—a slow-growing disease that rarely causes symptoms in its early stages.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Out of control' STD situation prompts call for changes

Sharply rising cases of some sexually transmitted diseases—including a 26% rise in new syphilis infections reported last year—are prompting U.S. health officials to call for new prevention and treatment efforts.


Global AIDS fight at crossroads after setbacks during COVID

Hard-won progress against HIV has stalled, putting millions of lives at risk, according to an alarming report Wednesday on how the COVID-19 pandemic and other global crises are jeopardizing efforts to end AIDS.

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