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Cancer gaps remain for African Amer..

The latest figures show many improvements have been made in cancer treatments and care for African Americans within the last decade. Since 1990 nearly 200,000 cancer deaths in black Americans have been avoided. But cancer death rates for both African..

Researcher examines the importance ..

Lisa Madlensky, PhD, an Associate Professor at the University of California, San Diego, received a grant from the Foundation in spring 2006 to study ways to reduce the risk of colorectal cancer in patients with polyps and their families. This month w..

Researcher Q&A: Talking with Su..

Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a two-part article about Dr. Jain’s research. Read Part I of Dr. Jain’s Research Q&A. Surbhi Jain, PhD, is postdoctoral researcher at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. One of her major research..

Arlen Specter: Steadfast Champion o..

Throughout his long and distinguished career, Senator Arlen Specter was someone that you wanted on your side. Prevent Cancer Foundation and our colleagues in the health advocacy community are grateful that he was, as a steadfast champion of medical r..

Researcher Takes Steps to Develop a..

Surbhi Jain, PhD, is a postdoctoral researcher at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, who received a fellowship from the Foundation in spring 2009. As a fellow, Dr. Jain researched the development of a urine test for the early detection of liver c..

Tanning Beds Directly Correlate to ..

A major European study by the International Prevention Research Institute in France recently found extremely high rates of melanoma in young users of indoor tanning beds. Melanoma is the deadliest form of skin cancer and is strongly correlated with e..