Research News

Scientists are learning more about the causes, development, and progression of cancer every day. And they are applying this information to create more accurate screening and diagnostic tools, as well as safer, more targeted, and more effective treatments. This section has news on research that attempts to unravel the complexities of cancer.

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May 2019

  • Preventable Cancer Linked to Poor Diet

April 2018

  • Increased Sedentary Time Linked to Increased All-Cause Mortality

October 2017

  • Expressive Writing Might Improve Quality of Life in Women with Breast Cancer

December 2016

  • Music Interventions May Help Patients Cope With Cancer

July 2016

  • Accupressure May improve Breast Cancer-Related Fatigue

April 2014

  • Fruits and Vegetables Consumption Still Hold Up For Good Health

April 2013

  • Heavy Alcohol Use May Increase Risk Cancer Death

January 2013

  • Daily Multivitamin May Decrease Risk of Cancer in Men

July 2012

  • Diets Higher in Fruits and Vegetables Associated with Small Decrease in Incidence of Colorectal Cancer

May 2012

  • Low-Dose CT Scan May Be Effective Screening Tool for Lung Cancer in People at High Risk

June 2011

  • Physical Training May Reduce Fatigue After Cancer

April 2011

  • Mediterranean Diet Associated With Lower Mortality and Lower Rates of Cancer, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's Disease

March 2011

  • Regular Sunscreen Use May Reduce the Risk of Melanoma

December 2010

  • Journal Notes: Regular Brisk Walking Associated with Decreased Risk of Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women

October 2010

  • Journal Notes: PSA Prostate Cancer Screening Not Associated with Decrease Risk of Dying from Cancer

July 2009

  • Journal Notes: Web and Computer Based Smoking Cessation Programs May Be Effective

June 2009

  • Journal Notes: Meat Choices Linked to Heart Disease and Cancer Deaths
  • Journal Notes: Transvaginal Ultrasound and CA 125 Blood Test Not Effective as Screening Test for Ovarian Cancer