Thousands of Deaths Linked to Weak US Air Pollution Rules

Military service comes with life-threatening risks, but a study published in November 2019 shows that tens of thousands of veterans are dying from an invisible danger: air pollution in the U.S. The researchers concluded that the EPA standards for air quality are not adequate to protect Americans from death caused by air pollution, and their […]

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Free patient booklet on ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS)

Our patient booklet, DCIS: What You Need to Know, helps women diagnosed with DCIS understand the difference between DCIS and Stage 1 breast cancer, and discuss treatment options with their doctor. It was funded by a grant from the DC Cancer Consortium through the Department of Health, Government of the District of Columbia, with additional support from the Jacob and Hilda Blaustein Foundation.

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Can Belly Fat Cause Cancer?

Belly fat is common among men and women. But did you know that having an “apple” body shape due to belly fat can increase your chances of developing cancer even if you are not overweight? Find out why belly fat is dangerous and what you can do to reduce risks.

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