A blog featuring news and research updates from the National Cancer Institute.
The first-ever report on the global use and public health impact of smokeless tobacco finds that more than 300 million people in at least 70 countries use these harmful products. The report is titled Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective.
The Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, covering the period 1975–2010, showed death rates for lung cancer, which accounts for more than one in four cancer deaths, dropping at a faster pace than in previous years.
- More than 300 million people in at least 70 countries use smokeless tobaccoDecember 15, 2014
- Ovarian suppression treatment lowers risk of breast cancer recurrenceDecember 11, 2014
- NCI establishes GDC to facilitate identification of molecular subtypes of cancerDecember 2, 2014
- Multiple biopsies superior to single biopsy in detecting cervical cancer precursorsNovember 24, 2014
Obtaining NCI designation for a cancer center is usually a years-long process of building — facilities, faculty, and most importantly, a research portfolio — culminated by a rigorous review process. Selection provides recognition of research excellence.
- Researchers discover new genetic anomalies in lung cancerDecember 22, 2014
- Cells identified that enhance tumor growthDecember 18, 2014
- Lens-free microscope can detect cancer at the cellular levelDecember 18, 2014
- How does prostate cancer form?December 18, 2014