Cancer news from the American Cancer Society.
Published on: June 1, 2023
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Published on: October 26, 2022
Women who use chemical hair straighteners and relaxers may have a higher risk of uterine cancer, according to a new study from researchers at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Published on: July 2, 2021
The annual scientific and clinical Journal Impact Factors were released on June 30, and the American Cancer Society’s CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians outperformed. The CA impact factor climbed from 292.3 last year to a staggering 508.7 and remains the highest-rated oncology journal in the world.
Published on: June 18, 2020
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the approval of the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab (Keytruda) to include any cancer with a high tumor mutational burden (TMB-H).
Published on: June 9, 2020
The American Cancer Society has updated its guideline on diet and physical activity for cancer prevention. Staying at a healthy weight, staying active throughout life, following a healthy eating pattern, and avoiding or limiting alcohol may greatly reduce a person's lifetime risk of developing or dying from cancer.