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The death rate from cancer in the US has declined steadily over the past 2 decades, according to annual statistics reporting from the American Cancer Society. [Read More]
Eating healthy meals and snacks throughout the week is easier when you plan them out and even prepare them ahead of time. [Read More]
The American Cancer Society is actively fighting cervical cancer on many fronts. We are helping people get tested for cervical cancer, helping them understand their diagnosis, and helping them get the treatments they... [Read More]
As the fun and festivities become memories, this is the time of year many people feel a little let down or sad. Sadness that doesn't go away or keeps you from enjoying things... [Read More]
In 2016, the FDA approved several new drug treatments for different cancer types that American Cancer Society editors believe will make a significant difference. [Read More]
During the past few decades, screening has reduced deaths from cervical cancer, as doctors have been able to find cancer early and treat it, or prevent it from ever developing. [Read More]
Get information on issues surrounding private and government insurance plans, as well as other possible sources of financial help for people with cancer. [Read More]
People who smoke as little as 1 cigarette a day over their lifetime still have a greater risk of early death than people who have never smoked, according to a study by researchers... [Read More]
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Multiple myeloma is a type of cancer formed by malignant plasma cells. [Read More]
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro announced that all public housing developments will be required to implement smoke-free policies within the next 18 months. [Read More]
The Lung Cancer Dream Team is specifically focused on a difficult-to-treat lung cancer with a common gene mutation called KRAS, which occurs in 20-30% of lung cancers. Learn more here. [Read More]
December brings travel plans for many of us – whether we're visiting family this season or vacationing. But you don't have to take a vacation from eating right and exercising. [Read More]
Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. People have used many different methods to quit. Here is what the research tells us about... [Read More]
Caring for someone with cancer comes with a unique set of challenges. That's why the American Cancer Society created The American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Family Caregiving, now in its second edition. [Read More]
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that 40% of cancers diagnosed in the US may have a link to tobacco use. [Read More]
Getting your home tested for radon can help protect you and your family from a key cause of lung cancer. [Read More]
Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine have recently discovered a new, non-coding gene that may play a key role in causing lung cancer. Read more here. [Read More]