Cancer Care

Parental fears may prevent girls from getting cervical cancer protection 
Parental fears may prevent girls from getting cervical cancer protection
The CDC says doctors could help lessen young women’s risk by recommending the HPV vaccine to parents.
Can cancer be prevented?  Featured
Can cancer be prevented?
The American Cancer Society is partnering with local hospitals in a new national study that looks at prevention.
Is long-term obesity putting your heart at risk? 
Is long-term obesity putting your heart at risk?
A new study finds that young adults who are obese for 20 years or more are in danger of developing cardiovascular disease as they grow older.
Is the air you breathe killing you? 
Is the air you breathe killing you?
Is there anything you can do to protect yourself from the harmful effects of air pollution? Health experts say yes.
Is the air you breathe harming your lungs? 
Is the air you breathe harming your lungs?
According to a new study, exposure to even low levels of pollution can raise your lung cancer risk. Here’s what you need to know.
Beefed-up anti-smoking policies hope to save millions of lives 
Beefed-up anti-smoking policies hope to save millions of lives
A new report from the World Health Organization shows that increased anti-smoking measures may save scores of lives over the next 30 years.
Young women more likely to survive melanoma than men of the same age 
Young women more likely to survive melanoma than men of the same age
A new study finds that gender plays a role when it comes to surviving the deadliest form of skin cancer.