Tag: cancer prevention

Doctors to Promote Availability of Cervical Cancer Screening Exams

"Medical advancements have allowed doctors to prevent cervical cancer and detect it early, says Mark Schiffman, M.D., M.P.H., a senior investigator with the National Cancer Institute. 'Of all the cancers,' he says, 'this one, we know what we’re doing.' But many women may still have questions about the best way to get screened, how often to get screened, and when to start screening or get vaccinated, says Consumer Reports."

Vitamin D Can Protect Against Cancer

A new study by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute investigators demonstrates that vitamin D can protect some people with colorectal cancer by perking up the immune system‰Ûªs vigilance against tumor cells. The research represents the first time that a link between vitamin D and the immune response to cancer