​Cancer Discoveries

 

 

Reducing Bladder Cancer Risk634A large study of postmenopausal women showed strong benefit from smoking cessation in lowering the risk of bladder cancer.5/16/2019 12:51:44 PM270https://www.aacrfoundation.org/Science/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Science%20Stories/1905007_19BladderCancer_Thumb_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Reducing Bladder Cancer RiskA large study of postmenopausal women showed strong benefit from smoking cessation in lowering the risk of bladder cancer.89
Reducing Cancer Risk Through Healthy Eating625Following dietary recommendations may reduce risk of several cancers.1/30/2019 4:34:08 PM1631https://www.aacrfoundation.org/Science/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Science%20Stories/1805046B_HealthyEating_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Reducing Cancer Risk Through Healthy EatingFollowing dietary recommendations may reduce risk of several cancers.88
Treating Melanoma Brain Metastases With Immunotherapy3395A recent study found that initial treatment with a checkpoint inhibitor was associated with increased median overall survival in patients with melanoma which spread to the brain.1/30/2019 4:34:59 PM1465https://www.aacrfoundation.org/Science/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Science%20Stories/1807020_Immuno_235x200_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Treating Melanoma Brain Metastases With ImmunotherapyA recent study found that initial treatment with a checkpoint inhibitor was associated with increased median overall survival in patients with melanoma which spread to the brain.87
Screening for Hepatitis C Is Low Among Baby Boomers7447A recent study found that less than 13 percent of baby boomers were screened for the virus despite the recent approval of several effective treatments.6/26/2018 3:32:13 PM1411https://www.aacrfoundation.org/Science/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Science%20Stories/1806010_HepC_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Screening for Hepatitis C Is Low Among Baby BoomersA recent study found that less than 13 percent of baby boomers were screened for the virus despite the recent approval of several effective treatments.86
Geographic Disparities in Progress Against Lung Cancer7084A recent study showed declines in lung cancer death rates among U.S. women have lagged in two geographic hot spots.1/30/2019 4:35:43 PM1447https://www.aacrfoundation.org/Science/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Science%20Stories/heat_map_150x190.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Geographic Disparities in Progress Against Lung CancerA recent study showed declines in lung cancer death rates among U.S. women have lagged in two geographic hot spots.85

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