CDC’s Latest Cancer Research
- U.S. assessment of HPV types in cancers: implications for current and 9-valent HPV vaccines
- Examining adherence with recommendations for follow-up in the prevention among colorectal cancer survivors study
- Transition from film to digital mammography: impact for breast cancer screening through the NBCCEDP
Federal Government Cancer News
New from CDCs Division of Cancer Prevention and Control
New Blog Post: A Tan Is Not a Sign of Health
I learned the hard way, writes Sharon McKenna, a melanoma survivor and sun safety manager with the Arizona Department of Health Services. To date, Ive undergone 28 biopsies and had three melanomas surgically removed. ... I still had a visible tan line two months after my first melanoma surgery. I was embarrassed and viewed my tan as a badge of shame. I apologized to the melanoma surgical team during anesthesia. But I learned that knowledge is power.
Public Health Grand Rounds: Prevention and Control of Skin Cancer
On April 21, a panel of experts discussed how health care providers, community partners, and business and government leaders can work together to help people protect their skin and their lives while enjoying the outdoors. Watch the webcast.
Two Out of Three People with Invasive Cancer Survive Five Years or More
A new report found that the most common cancer sites continue to be the prostate, female breast, lung, and colon and rectum. Among these common cancer sites, five-year relative survival was 97% for prostate cancer, 88% for breast cancer, 63% for colorectal cancer, and 18% for lung cancer.
Screening for Colorectal Cancer: Optimizing Quality (CME)
These continuing education courses provide guidance and tools for clinicians on the optimal ways to implement screening for colorectal cancer to help ensure that patients receive maximum benefit. There are two versions of this course: one for primary care providers and one for clinicians who perform colonoscopy. Continuing education is available for both versions.
CDCs Four Cancer RSS Feeds
Now you can keep up with new CDC cancer research and what's new on CDC’s Cancer Web site using your favorite RSS reader. Questions? Learn more about RSS.
CDC's Cancer News RSS feed
CDC's Cancer Research RSS feed
CDC's Cancer Features RSS feed
Canal RSS de especiales sobre el cáncer
Call: (770) 488-5131
Fax: (770) 488-5962
Call: (404) 639-3286
Fax: (404) 639-7394
M–F 9 am–6 pm ET
After hours: (404) 639-2888
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control
c/o CDC Warehouse
3719 N Peachtree Rd
Building 100 MS F-76
Chamblee GA 30341
TTY: (888) 232-6348
- Contact CDC-INFO