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April 21, 2022 · ASCO Staff
Learn which sunscreen ingredients are being studied further and why wearing sunscreen and taking other sun precautions is so important in preventing skin cancer. Read More >>
March 17, 2022 · ASCO Staff
People may have concerns about whether living near power lines can increase their risk for cancer. Here, we discuss where this fear comes from and what the research says about power lines and cancer risk. Read More >>
January 4, 2022 · ASCO Staff
As solar panels become increasingly more common across the country, some people worry that the increase in radiation or exposure to certain materials used to make solar panels could cause cancer. In this post, learn what the research says about solar energy and cancer risk. Read More >>
December 7, 2021 · Ann Meredith Garcia Trinidad, MD, MCM, FPCP, FPSMO, FPSO
Dr. Ann Meredith Garcia Trinidad discusses why it can be dangerous to rely on medical information you find online, why the internet cannot replace interactions with your health care team, and how to find reliable medical resources online. Read More >>
November 9, 2021 · ASCO Staff
Is the idea that sugar causes cancer actually true? Here, learn where this concept comes from, what the science says about the relationship between sugar and cancer, and what people should know about lowering their cancer risk and their sugar intake. Read More >>

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