risk factors

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October 11, 2018
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Changes People Can Make to Lower Their Cancer Risk

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In this podcast from the ASCO Educational Book, Dr. Noelle LoConte, Dr. Jeffrey Gershenwald, and Dr. Cynthia Thomson discuss lifestyle changes that may reduce the risk of cancer.

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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 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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