January 11, 2019

January 11, 2019

Cancer Deaths Have Declined 27 Percent in 25 Years, But Not Everyone Is Seeing the Same Benefit

SELF.com- Jan. 8

One big factor is the decrease in cigarette smoking in the U.S., Matthew Schabath, Ph.D., a cancer epidemiologist at Moffitt Cancer Center, tells SELF. “Over time as fewer people are smoking, the incidence of tobacco-related cancers has been on the decline,” he says. Also posted to Yahoo! Health and Daily Magazine.


US cancer death rate plummets to historic low: Mortality has dropped 27% in 25 years thanks to strides against lung, breast and colorectal cancers - but rates are going UP in poor areas

Daily Mail-Jan. 8

'The trajectory is different between men and women,' Dr Matthew Schabath, a lung cancer specialist in the Department of Cancer Epidemiology at Moffitt Cancer Center, told DailyMail.com. 


The Underlying Biology and Prevalence of NETs

OncLive- Jan. 7

Joining me today is Dr Jonathan Strosberg, head of the Neuroendocrine [Tumor] Division and chair of the Gastrointestinal Department of Research Program at the Moffitt Cancer Center and an associate professor at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.


A possible way to prevent ovarian cancer

WJMN-TV-Jan. 4

Shelley Tworoger found that women who took low dose aspirin every day had a 23 percent lower risk of ovarian cancer compared to non-aspirin users.


Human papillomavirus DNA common in penile cancers

M.D. /Alert/ Reuters Health- Jan. 3

Dr. Peter A. S. Johnstone from Moffitt Cancer Center, in Tampa, Florida, who co-authored an accompanying editorial, told Reuters Health by email, "Existing vaccines, if more widely adopted, could drastically reduce frequency of penile cancer, with its associated life altering sequelae."



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