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Are e-cigarettes safer than traditi..

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have been growing in popularity the past few years, especially among teenagers who have never smoked regular cigarettes. The fun and fruity flavors of e-cigarettes, along with the perception that they are a health..

Working to prevent esophageal cance..

Nearly 17,000 people will be diagnosed with esophageal cancer this year alone. One cause of this disease is a condition called Barrett’s esophagus, a change in the cells that line the esophagus due to heartburn or reflux, which over time can develo..

A Quest to Find a Biomarker for the..

Early in her life, Dr. Dorray El-Ashry was hit hard by breast cancer, inspiring her to turn her interest in science and research into finding a cure for cancer. In high school, she saw the impact on two of her best friends when their mothers were tre..

Reducing the Risk of Skin Cancer in..

Sun exposure and tanning beds might be the biggest risk factors for skin cancer, but they are not the only ones. Kidney transplant recipients have been linked to an increased risk for non-melanoma skin cancer following their transplant procedure. In ..

Promising Research to Find Colorect..

This year, 135,000 people will be told they have colorectal cancer, and 50,000 people will pass away from this disease. To reduce the number of people affected by colorectal cancer, the Prevent Cancer Foundation has invested millions of dollars into ..

Cervical Cancer Screening Technolog..

What do a cancer researcher from New York City and a CEO from a biotech firm in Israel have in common?  They are both concerned about the incredibly high rate of cervical cancer in low-resource countries. And now, through a grant from the Prevent Ca..