New Guidelines Suggest Individualized Approach to Prostate Cancer Screening

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released draft recommendations April 11 suggesting that doctors inform men ages 55 to 69 of the potential benefits and harms of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood testing to screen for prostate cancer. The draft says the decision to be screened is an individual one that should be made after consulting with a physician.

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One More Reason to Stay Trim: Reduce Your Liver Cancer Risk

Liver cancer rates have been on the rise in the United States and have tripled in the last four decades. A study published in 2014 in the AACR’s journal Cancer Research projected that pancreatic cancer and liver cancer will surpass breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers to become the second and third leading causes of cancer death, following lung cancer.

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What Can AACR Do to Prevent Cancer? Insights From the AACR Cancer Prevention Summit

With the theme of “Shaping the Future of Cancer Prevention: A Roadmap for Integrative Cancer Science and Public Health,” the recent summit hosted by the AACR convened a diverse array of 70 experts from a wide range of advocacy organizations, academic institutions, government agencies, and pharmaceutical companies to discuss the current status, challenges, and future areas of promise that exist in their respective fields of cancer prevention sciences.

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AACR Joins With Melanoma Experts to Warn of Dangers from Tanning Beds

Because February is National Cancer Prevention Month and indoor tanning can dramatically increase a person’s skin cancer risk, melanoma experts are posting here and on other sites a message for America’s young people, especially young women – stay out of indoor tanning beds.

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