Heading Into Summer, Please “Don’t Fry”

Today is National “Don’t Fry Day,” an initiative undertaken by the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention to encourage sun safety awareness and to remind people to limit their exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, which has been proven to cause skin cancer.

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From the Journals: High Glycemic Index Associated With Increased Risk of Lung Cancer

A recent study in the AACR’s journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention found an association between glycemic index (a measure of carbohydrate intake and glucose levels) and increased lung cancer risk in non-Hispanic whites, particularly among those who never smoked.

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From the Journals: Progress Against Colorectal Cancer Lags in Three Large U.S. “Hot Spots”

While most of the United States has experienced large declines in colorectal cancer death rates in recent years, progress in three large “hot spots” has lagged, according to a study …

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From the Journals: Fear May Reduce Colorectal Cancer Screening Uptake

A recent study in the AACR’s journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention suggests that different types of cancer fear have different effects on people, and a type of fear may be keeping people from getting necessary colorectal cancer screenings.

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