CDC’s Latest Cancer Research
- Monitoring the impact of HPV vaccines on high-grade pre-invasive cervical lesions
- Tobacco cessation among users of telephone and Web-based interventions—Four states, 2011–2012
- Trends in indoor tanning among U.S. high school students, 2009–2013
- Celebrity appeal: Reaching women to promote colorectal cancer screening
Federal Government Cancer News
- December 22: FDA Approves Opdivo for Advanced Melanoma (FDA)
- December 19: FDA Approves Lynparza to Treat Advanced Ovarian Cancer (FDA)
- December 10: FDA Approves Gardasil 9 for Prevention of Cancers Caused by Five More Types of HPV (FDA)
New from CDCs Division of Cancer Prevention and Control
New Vital Signs Report: Cervical Cancer Is Preventable
More than 12,000 women in the United States get cervical cancer every year, even though up to 93% of these cancers could be prevented by screening and HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccination. Learn what can be done to reduce the burden of cervical cancer.
United States Cancer Statistics: 1999–2011 Incidence and Mortality Web-based Report Released
The current report includes cancer cases diagnosed and cancer deaths that occurred from 1999 through 2011. Each year of data includes more than 1 million cases of invasive cancer, including about 14,000 cases among children younger than 20 years, and more than 500,000 deaths from cancer. In the United States in 2011, 1,532,066 people were diagnosed with cancer, and 576,685 people died from it.
Promising Practices Brief: Reducing Indoor Tanning Among Minors
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Indoor tanning increases skin cancer risk. The risk of skin cancer increases with each indoor tanning session and is highest among those who start tanning at a younger age. The public health community plays an important role in educating young people about protecting themselves from the harms of indoor tanning.
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