HPV vaccine proving effective..

The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine has decreased the incidence of the cancer-causing virus among teenage girls by 56 percent since the vaccine was approved in 2006. Despite these striking results, vaccination rates are still low in the U.S. Only ..

Healthy fats reduce prostate cancer..

A new study suggests men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer may reduce the spread of the disease by eating a diet high in healthy vegetable fats. Though it is common for doctors to recommend cutting out fat completely after a prostate cance..

AMA declares obesity a disease..

The nation’s largest physicians group, the American Medical Association (AMA) has officially declared obesity a disease. Supporters of the disease classification believe this decision could lead to improvements in obesity prevention and treatment b..

HPV may trigger lung cancer: New st..

Human papillomavirus (HPV), a common virus known to cause cervical and head and neck cancers, may also trigger some cases of lung cancer, according to new preliminary research presented by Fox Chase Cancer Center. When examining tumor tissue samples ..

Researcher studies breast cancer sc..

In keeping up with the innovative work of the researchers we fund early on in their careers, the Prevent Cancer Foundation is showcasing researcher Dejana Braithwaite, PhD. Dr. Braithwaite is an assistant professor of cancer epidemiology at the Helen..

Heart health = Cancer prevention..

Healthy habits do more than just help protect you and your family from cancer, they can also help prevent other chronic illnesses, such as heart disease. In fact, a recent study suggests heart health may be a vital component in lowering one’s risk ..