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Feb 7, 2023
Ultra-processed foods increasingly linked to higher cancer risk
CANCER DIGEST – Feb. 7, 2023 – A dietary study of 200,000 people between the ages of 40 and 69 over a three year period shows a link between ultra-processed foods and cancers of all types, but especially ovarian and brain cancer.
Jan 16, 2023
US Cancer deaths down 33 percent since 1991
CANCER DIGEST – Jan. 16, 2022 – Cancer deaths in the US have declined by 33 percent since 1991, according to the latest American Cancer Society report. Based on that number, an estimated 3.8 million cancer deaths have been averted. The report appears in the Jan. 12, 2023 CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, and the ACS's Cancer Facts & Figures 2023.
Nov 19, 2022
New immunotherapy approach promises to improve cancer outcomes
CANCER DIGEST – Nov. 19, 2022 – Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have identified an additional protein cancer cells use to blunt immune system attacks on tumors. The study results were published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI).