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Prevention, Cancer Screening, and Early Diagnosis

WEBCancer can be prevented through lifestyle changes that decrease risk and vaccines for cancer-causing infections. Cancer screening and early diagnosis of …

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Cancer Clinical Trials at the NIH Clinical Center

WEBThe Clinical Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, is America’s largest hospital devoted entirely to research with people. Here, …

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Home Cancer Trends Progress Report

WEBThe Cancer Trends Progress Report, continually updated since its first issue in 2001, summarizes our nation's advances against cancer in relation to Healthy People targets …

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Launch of the WHO Collaborating Center for Global Health

WEBOn June 18, 2024, the Center for Global Health (CGH) welcomed a World Health Organization (WHO) delegation to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for the launch of …

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NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study

WEBIn 1995, the NCI launched the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study, a cohort that was and remains the largest prospective in-depth study examining the relationship between diet, …

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Examining Social Determinants of Health to Improve Brain Tumor …

WEBThe conditions in which people are born, work, live, learn, and age are known as social determinants of health (SDOH). SDOH influence health inequities and impact …

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What is Health Disparities Research

WEBHealth equity 1 is achieved when everyone can attain their full potential for health and well-being. Health disparities 2,3 are health differences due to sociocultural, …

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Author Larry Ingrassia Visits DCEG

WEBLawrence “Larry” Ingrassia talked about the evolution of his book, "A Fatal Inheritance: How a Family Misfortune Revealed a Medical Mystery," and his …

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Skin Cancer Prevention

WEBSkin cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the skin. The skin is the body’s largest organ. It protects against heat, sunlight, injury, …

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Postdoctoral Fellow

WEBEphrin/Eph signaling in lung development and regeneration: Postdoctoral project. Interactions between epithelial and endothelial cells in the lung alveolus are …

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Five-drug combination targets aggressive B-cell lymphomas

WEBResearchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed a non-chemotherapy treatment regimen that is achieving full remissions for some people with …

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Putting Cancer Disparities in the Rearview Mirror

WEBFrom Awareness to Action: Putting Cancer Disparities in the Rearview Mirror. Making progress against cancer disparities will require researchers partnering …

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Climate Change’s Impact on Cancer Care, Risk

WEBHurricanes strengthened by warming ocean waters can damage medical buildings and equipment used for cancer care. Credit: NASA/NOAA GOES Project. Over …

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Research Areas: Cancer and Public Health

WEBNCI supports a diverse array of research that is helping to address issues in cancer-related public health. This research relies on extensive resources, often requires …

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The Tech Revolutionizing Cancer Research and Care

WEBContinuing to explore and use these technologies can open the door to accelerate progress against this disease. Technologies and innovations like CRISPR, artificial intelligence, …

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Approach Integrates Cancer Symptom Management into Routine …

WEBStepped collaborative care is an approach for managing symptoms such as depression, pain, and fatigue in people with cancer. It includes psychotherapy and …

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NCI Center for Global Health (CGH)

WEBThe Center for Global Health (CGH) supports NCI's mission to improve cancer control worldwide. CGH contributes by advancing global cancer research and training and …

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Mental Health Treatment Linked to Improved Cancer Survival

WEBStudy Links Mental Health Treatment to Improved Cancer Survival. Subscribe. July 10, 2020 , by NCI Staff. A new study involving veterans treated in the …

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Asbestos Exposure and Cancer Risk Fact Sheet

WEBAccording to IARC, there is sufficient evidence that asbestos causes mesothelioma (a relatively rare cancer of the thin membranes that line the chest and abdomen), and …

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Cell Phones and Cancer Risk Fact Sheet

WEBThere are two main reasons why people are concerned that cell (or mobile) phones might have the potential to cause certain types of cancer or other health problems: Cell …

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Harms of Cigarette Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting

WEBSmoking harms nearly every bodily organ and organ system in the body and diminishes a person’s overall health. Smoking causes cancers of the lung, esophagus, larynx, mouth, …

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Definition of health disparity

WEBhealth disparity. A type of preventable health difference that is closely linked with social, political, economic, and environmental disadvantage. Health disparities may occur …

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