New maintenance treatment for acute myeloid leukemia prolongs the lives of patients

Patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), the most common form of acute leukemia in adults, that has gone into remission following initial chemotherapy remain in remission longer...

Pandemic Has Greatly Slowed Pace of Cancer Research

A new study indicates that during the first wave of the pandemic last spring, the number of newly launched cancer treatment studies cratered by 60%. "In short, the...

American Cancer Society Physical Activity Guidelines

This is a condensed version of part of the article describing the American Cancer Society (ACS) Guideline for Diet and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention. The full...

American Cancer Society Guideline for Diet

This is a condensed version of part of the article describing the American Cancer Society (ACS) Guideline for Diet and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention. The full...

Study: More Than 12% of People Newly Diagnosed with Lung Cancer Never Smoked Cigarettes

Smoking cigarettes is the biggest risk factor for lung cancer and causes about 80% of deaths from the disease. But people who don’t smoke can develop lung...

Facts & Figures 2021 Reports Another Record-Breaking 1-Year Drop in Cancer Deaths

 The death rate from cancer in the United States has continued to decline. From 1991 to 2018, the cancer death rate has fallen 31%. This includes a...
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