Cancer Survival in the United States

More white people than black people survive 5 years or longer after being diagnosed with many common cancers. Better screening and treatment could help narrow…

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Race, Sex, and Age Can Make a Difference in Surviving HPV-Associated Cancers

Most cases of cervical cancer are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV also causes many cancers in other parts of the body, such as the…

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Certain People with Colorectal Cancer Are Less Likely to Get an Important Test

Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or rectum. If the cancer spreads to other parts of your body, it is called metastatic or stage IV…

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Vital Signs: Cancer and Obesity

Overweight and obesity are associated with at least 13  different types of cancer. These cancers make up 40% of all cancers diagnosed. About 2 in…

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Being Fit Can Trim Your Cancer Risk

Fit people are less likely to develop lung and colorectal cancer, reports a new study. The findings of the study are published in the journal…

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New Target to Enhance Response to Cancer Immunotherapy Identified

Ferroptosis occurring in tumor cells plays a vital role in cancer immunity. Targeting this pathway could enhance the effectiveness of immunotherapy, according to the researchers…

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Could Mouth Rinse to Detect HPV DNA be Associated With Predicting Risk of Head/neck Cancer Recurrence, Death: Study

The repeated detection of HPV DNA identical to their tumor type in oral rinses was found to be linked to an increased risk of cancer…

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Less Invasive Surgery Benefits Lung Cancer Patients

In lung cancer patients, thoracoscopic lobectomy–video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)–combined with pulmonary artery sealing using an ultrasonic energy device reduced the risk of post-operative bleeding, complications…

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