Latest Epidemiology of cancer Stories

2013-03-18 11:12:57

Men who participate in biennial PSA based screening have a lower risk of being diagnosed as well as dying from prostate cancer up to 9 years after their last PSA test, according to the results of a new study to be presented at the 28th Annual EAU Congress in Milan A joint Swedish-UK study aimed to examined the risk of developing prostate cancer after last invitation to screening. This investigation follows up on previous publication from the Göteborg randomized screening trial...

2013-02-27 08:11:20

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Breast cancer in the US is the second most deadly form of cancer in women and is expected to kill more than 39,000 Americans in 2013, according to the National Cancer Institute [NCI]. Many of those deaths could come from the younger generation as a new study points out an unsettling trend: an uptick in diagnoses of metastatic breast cancer in women ages 25 to 39. While progress has been made in overall reduction of cancers in the...

2013-02-13 11:39:10

Lung cancer is likely to overtake breast cancer as the main cause of cancer death among European women by the middle of this decade, according to new research published in the cancer journal Annals of Oncology today (Wednesday). In the UK and Poland it has already overtaken breast cancer as the main cause of cancer deaths in women. The study by researchers in Italy and Switzerland predicts that just over 1.3 million people will die from cancer (737,747 men and 576,489 women) in the 27...

Cancer Death Rates Down 20 Percent Over Past 20 Years
2013-01-18 07:31:49

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study from the American Cancer Society (ACS) revealed that cancer mortality decreased 20 percent from its peak in 1991; the organization believes that the drop is a milestone, with an estimated 1.2 million deaths of cancer avoided. The findings were recently reported in ACS's yearly Cancer Statistics report, CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. ACS provides estimates of the new cancer cases and deaths expected in the...

2013-01-08 14:49:20

Despite the decline in cancer death rates in the U.S., there is an increase in incidence rates for cancers associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and more efforts are needed to increase HPV vaccination coverage levels to prevent the occurrence of these cancers in the future according to a study published January 7 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The American Cancer Society (ACS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Cancer...

Cancer Death Rates Falling In The US, But It's Not All Good News
2013-01-08 15:24:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Cancer deaths amongst adults in the US declined modestly over the past decade, but incidence rates for children and teenagers has risen slightly since 1992, claims an annual report compiled by a coalition of some of the country´s top cancer organizations. The rate of death from all cancers dropped in both men and women between the years of 2000 and 2009, researchers revealed on Tuesday. Also during that time, overall cancer...

Public Cancer Screening Rates Decline
2012-12-28 09:29:48

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study from the University of Miami´s Miller School of Medicine has revealed that rates of cancer screenings in the U.S. have decreased over the past ten years. According to the researchers, there is a wide range in the individuals who are choosing not to have preventive cancer screenings done. In particular, there are both white-collar and blue-collar employees who are part of this group who are declining screenings. The...

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