Power of Prevention, Part 1: The Answer to Cancer

The adage that "an ounce of prevention equals a pound of cure" carries substantial weight in the realm of cancer control."You are the answer to cancer," says Electra Paskett, PhD, MSPH. Read More

The adage that "an ounce of prevention equals a pound of cure" carries substantial weight in the realm of cancer control."You are the answer to cancer," says Electra Paskett, PhD, MSPH, a cancer prevention and control expert at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James). A federal report on cancer status in the United States supports her contention. Read More

WHO Declares Air Pollution a Carcinogen

In the fall of 2013, the World Health Organization officially declared air pollution a carcinogen. Read More

In the fall of 2013, the World Health Organization officially declared air pollution a carcinogen.“What the World Health Organization does is assemble a panel of experts to review literature, publications and studies from animal to human epidemiology,” says Peter Shields, MD, deputy director of the OSUCCC. “Looking at all the data, they concluded that air pollution is a cause of lung cancer.” Read More