risk factors

Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO; 2015-2021 Cancer.Net Editor in Chief
February 22, 2018 · Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira writes about prevention and what we can do to help understand and manage our personal cancer risk. Read More >>
January 11, 2018 · Ashley Drury
“Even after I heard horror stories about the negative effects of indoor tanning, I knew they’d never happen to me. I couldn’t have been more wrong.” Ashley Drury shares her journey from tanning bed advocate to survivor of advanced melanoma. Read More >>
November 7, 2017 · Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff
In this podcast, Dr. Noelle LoConte discusses a recent statement from the American Society of Clinical Oncology that covers the link between drinking alcohol and developing cancer. Read More >>
October 25, 2017 · Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff
The results of ASCO’s first National Cancer Opinion Survey have been released, and it shows that Americans are taking action to lower their cancer risk. But many still don’t know about some of the leading causes of cancer. Read More >>
October 12, 2017 · Cathy D. Meade, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Clement K. Gwede, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
Did you know that scientists can use samples from our bodies to learn more about cancer and how to treat it? These samples are called biospecimens, and people can donate them to help make progress in cancer research regardless of whether they have cancer. Read More >>

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