Birth control pills have been shown to decrease the risk for certain cancers and increase the risk for others. Here, the current research is summarized on how birth control pills can impact your risk of cancer and questions to ask your doctor if you are taking or considering taking the pill.
Cases of COVID-19 have arisen all over the world. Here’s what people with cancer and cancer survivors need to know about the disease.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the importance of World Cancer Research Day, which takes place each year on September 24, and the progress made in cancer care as a result of research being conducted around the world.
Dr. Paula Rauch discusses why it’s so important for parents to start talking with their kids about taking steps to prevent cancer as early as possible and shares helpful ways to begin these conversations around sun safety, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, not smoking, and living a healthy lifestyle.
For people at high risk of developing skin cancer, doctors may recommend screening. Learn what to expect during a skin cancer screening and everyday ways to prevent skin cancer.
Learn which sunscreen ingredients are being studied further and why wearing sunscreen and taking other sun precautions is so important in preventing skin cancer.
Oncology dietitian Annette M. Goldberg discusses what nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is, what causes it, its link to liver cancer, and the steps you can take to prevent NAFLD.
In this post, Dr. Andrea Walens shares what it was like learning she had a genetic mutation that put her at an increased risk of breast cancer and why she decided to get a prophylactic double mastectomy to help prevent the development of cancer in the future.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Cancer Society: Working Together to Make Cancer Information Accessible to All
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Cancer Society (ACS) have launched a collaboration to make expert-approved cancer information more easily accessible. Here, learn what this collaboration looks like and where you can find trusted resources from both organizations on ASCO’s Cancer.Net and ACS’s Cancer.org.
Dr. Francisco Cartujano explains the tobacco-related disparities that exist among Latino people, including why these disparities exist, what research is being done to reduce them, and where to find help with quitting smoking.