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Q&A: Wider Knowledge About Cancer Prevention Would Reduce U.S. Deaths

Can you put the current cancer situation into perspective? Where have we been, and how far have we come? The age-adjusted death rate for cancer in the United States was about ... a little to try to ge... read more

Foodborne illness may be on the rise. Here's why

Foodborne illness hits one in six Americans every year, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says ... coli, causes bloody diarrhea and sometimes kidney failure or even death. Still, reduc... read more

Gene tests can provide health clues -- and needless worry

With such a wide net cast, the chances of a VUS are nearly 100 percent, she said. That can cause more than worry, said Otis Brawley, chief medical and scientific officer for the American Cancer Societ... read more

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Can cancer be stopped?: One of the world’s most decorated doctors on the remarkable progress made and the daunting road ahead

In addition, the genetic information is teaching us about the causes of cancers and is useful in thinking about prevention ... significantly increased risks of cancer. We can also reduce cancer deaths ... read more

The Shape of Global Health

Most early childhood deaths can be prevented based on existing knowledge ... and the United States. In addition to promoting awareness of practices that put people at risk of Ebola virus infection, an... read more

Global cancer rates could increase by 50% to 15 million by 2020

In the year 2000, malignant tumours were responsible for 12 per cent of the nearly 56 million deaths worldwide from ... for public health action and assists us in our goal to reduce the morbidity and ... read more

A tax increase that’s proven to save lives

Jeffrey Drope currently receives funding from the US National Institutes ... use of tobacco taxes as a key cancer prevention strategy. The coalition’s name reflects the grim statistic that 20 percent ... read more

Chapter 2

Evidence from 25 developing countries, 25 European countries, Canada, Israel and the United States ... knowledge of disease causation. Multicausality offers opportunities to tailor prevention. If thes... read more

Governing Global Health

Bilateral donors contributed more than $8 billion in 2005 to public health, with six countries—the United States, Japan ... the framework has initiated activities to reduce the nearly 5 million deaths ... read more

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