The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training.
Our team of approximately 3,500 is part of the National Institutes of Health...
News - 3 Feb 2009
Vacationing at the shore led to a 5 percent increase in nevi (more commonly called "moles") among 7-year-old children, according to a paper published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and...
News - 5 Jan 2009
Using a simple, inexpensive test to detect radon gas seeping into homes could help prevent lung cancer and save thousands of lives, Acting Department of Environmental Protection Secretary John Hanger...
News - 18 May 2020
Climate change threatens prospects for further progress in cancer prevention and control, increasing exposure to cancer risk factors and impacting access to cancer care, according to a new commentary...
Article - 25 Oct 2009
The Christmas holidays are almost here and festive food is everywhere. While these foods are delicious to eat, some have the added bonus of containing cancer-preventing nutrients
News - 6 Nov 2020
Climate change will bring an acute toll worldwide, with rising temperatures, wildfires and poor air quality, accompanied by higher rates of cancer, especially lung, skin and gastrointestinal cancers,...
News - 4 Jul 2013
High emissions of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) can be linked to lung cancer deaths in the United States and countries with a similarly high socioeconomic rank, including Canada, Australia,...
News - 12 Sep 2022
According to research presented at the ESMO Congress 2022, a new mechanism has been recognized through which very small pollutant particles in the air may cause lung cancer in people who have...
News - 20 Apr 2022
According to a research article published recently in eLife, researchers have discovered a mechanism that highlights how fine air pollution particles may lead to lung cancer.
News - 15 Apr 2015
An international research project which counts with the participation of the University of Granada has demonstrated that the exposure to a chemical pollutant called PCB-153 is positively associated to...