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  • It's still possible to get too much sun exposure in winter. Dana-Farber's skin cancer specialists explain the dangers and offer sun safety tips to help you protect your skin while enjoying outdoor winter activities.

Tags: Melanoma, Prevention, SkinCancer

  • Are you making New Year's resolutions? Dana-Farber Cancer Institute experts are encouraging people to ring in new healthy habits in 2012. Here are a number of free and low-cost strategies to help people maintain good health and possibly reduce various cancer risks.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • The holidays are a great time to bring cancer-fighting foods to the table. Nutritionist Stephanie Meyers, MS, RD/LDN, discusses some holiday favorites that also contain cancer-preventing nutrients and shares recipes that highlight these beneficial ingredients.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • Head and neck cancer expert Robert Haddad, MD, comments on the CDC's recommendation that boys should be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus (HPV).

Tags: CervicalCancer, Prevention, HeadNeckCancers, GynecologicCancers

  • The American Association for Cancer Research's Cancer Progress Report 2011 calls for increased funding for the National Cancer Institute and National Institutes of Health. Dana-Farber's Judy Garber, MD, MPH, who is also AACR president, hopes the report will highlight "the enormous opportunities that now exist to stem the tide of this disease."

Tags: BasicResearch, Prevention

  • Seasonal food from the farmers market is not only fresher but also higher in cancer-fighting nutrients, says Dana-Farber nutritionist Stephanie Meyers. Learn why and find recipes that may help reduce cancer risk.

Tags: Nutrition, Prevention

  • Stand Up To Cancer announced the second round of awards for its Innovative Research Grants Program, naming the 13 young scientists who will receive a combined $9.74 million to conduct high-risk/high-reward translational cancer research. Dana-Farber's Catherine J. Wu, MD, is one of the recipients.

Tags: Grants, Honors, Prevention, Leukemia

  • The reduced risk of colorectal cancer associated with taking aspirin or NSAIDs may be confined to individuals already at risk because of elevations in a particular inflammatory factor in the blood, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital report.

Tags: ColonCancer, Prevention

  • There's never a bad time to stop smoking. Bruce Johnson, MD, explains the benefits of quitting smoking and offers tips to get started.

Tags: LungCancer, PatientEducation, PatientSupport, Prevention

  • Judy Garber, MD, MPH, director of the Cancer Risk and Prevention Program at Dana-Farber, has served in many critical leadership roles with the AACR.

Tags: Appointments, Prevention

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