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Side Effects of Cancer Treatment. The fact sheet includes information about cervical cancer screening guidelines. Secondhand Smoke and Cancer A fact sheet that summarizes the studies on the health effects of exposure to environmental secondhand tobacco smoke. Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer A fact sheet that describes hormone therapy and its role in treating prostate cancer. Calcium and Cancer Prevention A fact sheet that summarizes the results of studies on calcium and cancer prevention.

Cancer Therapy Angiogenesis Inhibitors A fact sheet that describes cancer-fighting agents that block the growth of blood vessels that support tumor growth. Cancer Clusters A fact sheet that describes what constitutes a cancer cluster, the process for reporting and investigating suspected clusters, and the challenges in investigating suspected clusters. Research Program Contacts. Grants Policies and Process. Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.

Acrylamide is a chemical that has been found in certain foods, with especially high levels in potato chips, French fries, and other foods produced by high-temperature cooking. The fact sheet includes photos of differences between moles and cancer, and discusses risk factors for melanoma. Tea and Cancer Prevention A fact sheet that summarizes the results of studies about tea and cancer prevention. Paget Disease of the Breast A fact sheet about Paget disease of the breast, a rare type of cancer that is sometimes called Paget disease of the nipple or mammary Paget disease.

Includes information about the different types of hormone therapy, how they are used, and possible side effects. Free radical damage may lead to cancer.

Use the subject listing below to find the fact sheets you are interested in. Targeted Cancer Therapies A fact sheet that describes targeted cancer therapies, which are drugs that interfere with specific molecules involved in cancer cell growth and survival.

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Pediatric Treatment Editorial Board. Includes a list of the common tests used in cancer medicine and a brief discussion of how to interpret test results.

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Alcohol and Cancer Risk A fact sheet that summarizes the evidence linking alcohol consumption to the risk of various cancers. Research on Causes of Cancer. Also outlines the benefits and risks of using menopausal hormones.

Lasers in Cancer Treatment A fact sheet that describes use of high-intensity light in cancer treatment, its advantages and disadvantages, and types of procedures that use it. It includes information about dietary recommendations for calcium, and the amount of calcium in foods and supplements. Blood-Forming Stem Cell Transplants A fact sheet that explains the step-by-step procedures of two types of transplantations used with high-dose chemotherapy, including their risks and benefits. Oral Contraceptives and Cancer Risk A fact sheet about research on the association of oral contraceptive use with risk of various cancers. Talking about Your Advanced Cancer.

Multicultural Media Outreach Program. Accidents at Nuclear Power Plants and Cancer Risk A fact sheet about cancer risks associated with accidents at nuclear power plants. Reports, Research, and Literature. Cancer Prevention Overview. Also contains information about at-home, or direct-to-consumer, genetic tests.

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Formaldehyde and Cancer Risk A fact sheet that discusses formaldehyde and its possible association with cancer. Radon and Cancer A fact sheet about radon, an odorless radioactive gas, and its possible association with cancer, and how to test for radon in the home. Obesity and Cancer A fact sheet that summarizes the evidence linking overweight and obesity to the risk of various cancers and to cancer survivorship. These cancers include Kaposi sarcoma, Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphoma, and cancers of the anus, cervix, liver, and lung. Advisory Boards and Review Groups.

Adult Treatment Editorial Board. Antioxidants and Cancer Prevention A fact sheet about antioxidants, substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals. Cigar Smoking and Cancer A fact sheet about the health risks associated with cigar smoking. Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Cancer A fact sheet about the results of research on menopausal hormone therapy. Helicobacter pylori and Cancer A fact sheet about the relationship between H.

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Explains concepts like normal cell biology and cell differentiation. Prevention Antioxidants and Cancer Prevention A fact sheet about antioxidants, substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals. Head and Neck Cancers A fact sheet about the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and rehabilitation for cancers of the head and neck. Questions to Ask about Your Treatment. Pediatric Supportive Care.

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It includes a list of cruciferous vegetables and outlines dietary recommendations for vegetables. Hyperthermia in Cancer Treatment A fact sheet that defines hyperthermia treating tumors with heat and its side effects. Cancer Health Disparities.

Includes resources for more information. Cancer Prevention Research. Vitamin D and Cancer Prevention A fact sheet that summarizes the results of studies on vitamin D and cancer prevention. Cruciferous Vegetables and Cancer Prevention A fact sheet that summarizes the results of studies about cruciferous vegetables and cancer.

Annual Report to the Nation. Research Funding Opportunities. Cancer Reporting Fellowships. Smokeless Tobacco and Cancer A fact sheet about the health risks associated with the use of smokeless tobacco.

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Cryosurgery in Cancer Treatment A fact sheet that describes cryosurgery, the technique of using extreme cold to treat tumors. Asbestos Exposure and Cancer Risk A fact sheet about asbestos, asbestos-related diseases, delphi database-programming pdf and who to contact for more information.

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