CDC’s Latest Cancer Research
- Women's intentions to receive cervical cancer screening with primary HPV testing
- A literature review of the social and psychological needs of ovarian cancer survivors
- Racial disparities in travel time to radiotherapy facilities in the Atlanta metropolitan area
- Can donated media placements reach intended audiences?
Federal Government Cancer News
- June 13: FDA Approves Xgeva for Giant Cell Tumor of the Bone (FDA)
- May 29: FDA Approves Two Drugs and Companion Diagnostic Test for Advanced Skin Cancer (FDA)
- May 20: Skin Cancer Remains the Most Common Cancer in U.S.; Americans Urged to Take Action (EPA)
- May 15: FDA Approves New Drug for Advanced Prostate Cancer (FDA)
New from CDCs Division of Cancer Prevention and Control
CDC's Stories of Survivorship
"My faith, family, friends, and amazing CDC family were always there cheering me on," says Julie Locklear, CDC employee and breast cancer survivor. Many other words of wisdom are shared in this tribute to members of the CDC family whose lives have been touched by cancer.
CANCER: Survivors in Focus
This three-part photography exhibition offers a glimpse into the lives of people living with, through, and beyond a cancer diagnosis. This exhibition tells survivors' stories through the work of three photographers who examine cancer survivorship in different contexts: globally, in the United States, and at CDC. The exhibition is open to the public and runs from June 17 through September 10, 2013.
Send an e-card to your friends and family to let them know about the exhibit!
Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know
This new one-page fact sheet briefly explains in plain language what breast cancer is, its symptoms and risk factors, and the best way to prevent it.
Local Colorectal Cancer Control Program Highlights
Local colorectal cancer control programs share examples of how they work with partners to find ways to increase colorectal cancer screening, such as reaching out to doctors, working with employers, and running small media campaigns.
NPCR Data on CDC WONDER
CDC's Division of Cancer Prevention and Control is pleased to announce the early release of National Program of Cancer Registries (NPCR) cancer incidence data for the years 1999–2010 to facilitate cancer control planning. The data are available through CDC WONDER.
Featured Scientist: Eric Tai, MD, MS
Eric Tai, MD, MS is board certified in preventive medicine and is a Lieutenant Commander in the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service. His work and research focus on children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer, evaluating quality of cancer care through linkage of cancer registry data to other data sources, and improving cancer patients' knowledge of infection control.
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