Cancer in the News
Experts Gather for International Breast Cancer Research Conference
Breast cancer researchers from all over the world head to Texas this week for the annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS).
Study Confirms There Is No Safe Level of Smoking
People who smoke as little as 1 cigarette a day over their lifetime still have a greater risk of early death than people who have never smoked, according to a study by researchers from the National Cancer Institute.
Focus on Easy, Healthy Food This Holiday Season
With an abundance of useful tips and healthy dishes, The American Cancer Society’s New Healthy Eating Cookbook, Fourth Edition, is here to help people eat healthier, feel good, and have more energy.
US Bans Smoking in Public Housing
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro announced that all public housing developments will be required to implement smoke-free policies within the next 18 months.
Health-related Gifts for Every Budget
When choosing gifts for family and friends this holiday, consider items that support their healthy fitness and eating goals.
Eat Right and Stay Active While Traveling
December brings travel plans for many of us – whether we’re visiting family this season or vacationing. But you don’t have to take a vacation from eating right and exercising.
- Bake Lighter Versions of Your Own Recipes 11/20/2016
Research Under Way for Lung Cancer Dream Team
The Lung Cancer Dream Team is specifically focused on a difficult-to-treat lung cancer with a common gene mutation called KRAS, which occurs in 20-30% of lung cancers. Learn more here.
How to Quit Smoking
Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States. People have used many different methods to quit. Here is what the research tells us about how well they work:
An Essential Guide for Cancer Caregivers
Caring for someone with cancer comes with a unique set of challenges. That’s why the American Cancer Society created The American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Family Caregiving, now in its second edition.
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