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Cancer Information Highlights, January 31, 2018

Cancer Information Highlights, January 31, 2018

National Cancer Institute

Cancer Information Highlights
From the National Cancer Institute
Updating you about cancer causes, prevention, screening, treatment, coping, and more
New from NCI
NIH’s All of Us Program Seeking Input on Research Priorities
stylized drawing of woman with question marks around her Want to help researchers learn more about why people get sick or stay healthy? If so, share your ideas to make the “All of Us” Research Program the best resource it can be. Submit your ideas by February 23.
Cancer and Aging: Charting a Way Forward
middle aged couple walking hand in hand in the park Like many areas of research NCI supports, the link between age and cancer is a complex topic with no simple answers. Read the perspective of NCI Director Dr. Norman Sharpless on this area of research.
Seeking Answers to Hearing Loss Caused by Cisplatin

Findings from a new study may explain why many patients treated with cisplatin develop hearing loss and could point toward potential ways to prevent it.
Cancer of the Lower Stomach in Younger Americans
illustration of a human stomach A type of cancer that occurs in the lower stomach shows a surprising trend among some Americans under the age of 50.
Study Looks at Differences in Lung Tumors of African Americans and Whites

A new study aimed at understanding why lung cancer occurs more frequently among African American men has found a potential clue.
PDQ Summary Updates
Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer in Children and Adolescents

We’ve made it easier to find information about head and neck cancers in children and adolescents. This page lists individual summaries about treatment for different types of childhood head and neck cancer.
Drug Information Updates
Olaparib Use in Breast Cancer

We’ve updated our drug information summary for olaparib (Lynparza). It was recently approved by FDA to treat breast cancer in patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene mutations.
Also of Interest
Sexual Health Issues in Men with Cancer

Cancer treatment may have side effects that affect a man’s sexual life. Learn about the problems that may happen and how to manage them.
Cancer Disparities

Cancer affects all groups of people in the United States. But certain groups may bear a larger burden of cancer compared with other groups. Learn about factors that influence cancer disparities and how researchers are trying to address them.
Cancer Treatment

There are many approaches to cancer treatment. Learn the basics about the main types of cancer treatment and where to go for more information about each one.

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