Spring 2017 | CURE

A Genetics Awareness Campaign Will Improve Public Health

April 24, 2017

House Call

I’ve been hearing a lot about the importance of understanding genes when it comes to developing, diagnosing and treating cancer. What should I know about genetics in order to best protect myself and my family?

Understanding Mortality Rate Disparities Will Boost Cancer Prevention Efforts

April 24, 2017


Cancer death rates have dropped substantially except in small pockets of the U.S., where they have risen dramatically, a recent study showed. A look at differences in areas with dropping versus rising rates offers insights about how to prevent the disease, researchers said.