risk factors

February 14, 2022 · Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff
Research from ASCO’s 2022 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium features a study on predicting the risk of developing and dying from metastatic prostate cancer in a diverse population. 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 >>
October 19, 2021 · ASCO Staff
Can eating soy increase your risk for breast cancer? Here, learn where this idea comes from, why the science shows eating soy cannot lead to breast cancer, and what to know about eating healthy levels of soy. Read More >>
August 26, 2021 · Eleonora Teplinsky, MD
Dr. Eleonora Teplinsky discusses how the symptoms of menopause can be similar to those of certain types of cancer, what people approaching or going through menopause should know about these symptoms, and how treatment for menopause can impact cancer risk. Read More >>
July 27, 2021 · Anthony J. Alberg, PhD, MPH
In this expert Q&A, Dr. Anthony J. Alberg discusses how smoking cigarettes, pipes, cigars, and e-cigarettes impacts your cancer risk and how people can get help to quit smoking. Read More >>

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