risk factors

From the Editor's Desk
February 22, 2018
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

How Can We Do Better at Preventing Cancer?

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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.

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November 7, 2017
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Did You Know Drinking Alcohol Increases Cancer Risk?

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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.

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October 25, 2017
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Do You Know What Causes Cancer?

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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.

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October 12, 2017
Cathy D. Meade, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Clement K. Gwede, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN

Donating Biospecimens for Cancer Research: An Expert FAQ

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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.

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August 24, 2017
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Young Cancer Survivors Aren't Getting the HPV Vaccine. Why?

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A study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology compared HPV vaccination rates in adolescents and young adults with and without cancer. They found that survivors have lower vaccination rates than those without a history of cancer.

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May 25, 2017
Crystal Moore, MD, PhD, FCAP

Understanding the Risk of Late Recurrence of Breast Cancer

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The reasons why some women experience a late recurrence of breast cancer are complex. In this post, Dr. Crystal Moore describes who may be at risk of late recurrence and 5 things you can do to thrive in your life and survivorship.

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