Obesity-Related Cancers up in Young Adults
Rates up for six of the 12 obesity-related cancers: colorectal, endometrial, gallbladder, kidney, multiple myeloma, and pancreas.
Vitamin D Supplements Don’t Reduce Cancer Incidence, Study
In the largest-ever randomized clinical trial testing vitamin D for cancer prevention, the supplement did not reduce the risk of developing cancer.
Closing the rural-urban cancer survival gap
Rural cancer patients would likely survive just as long as their city-dwelling counterparts if they received “guideline care” available in clinical trials.
Cancer, Schmancer. In California, Coffee Is King
At issue is a chemical called acrylamide, a byproduct of coffee roasting also present in many other foods that are roasted, fried or baked.
Insurers slow to cover high-cost cancer immunotherapy
Most commercial insurers are covering CAR-T immunotherapies now, but they do so on an individual basis, writing single-patient agreements each time.
Top 10 tips to cut your cancer risk – from the Fred Hutch
Follow these 10 recommendations and you should be able to cut your risk of cancer as well as your risk for heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
Geriatric Assessments Could Fine-Tune Cancer Care For Older Adults
In a move to improve cancer care for older adults, the American Society of Clinical Oncology is recommending that all patients age 65 and older receive a geriatric assessment when considering or undergoing chemotherapy.