BRCA Testing Rates High in Young Women with Breast Cancer

Testing for genetic mutations strongly associated with an increased risk of breast cancer has risen dramatically among women younger than...

Counseling Improves Survivorship Plan Implementation for Low-Income Breast Cancer Survivors

In a randomized trial, low-income women who role-played talking with their doctor about their survivorship care plan in a counseling...

Fueling Basic Discovery: NCI’s Cooperative Human Tissue Network

Quality biospecimens are a foundational resource for cancer research. One of NCI’s longest running biospecimen programs is the Cooperative Human...

Valley Fever In the Central Valley

Valley fever is considered, by most people in the health industry, a silent epidemic because the spread of the disease...

HPV Infections Targeted by Vaccine Decrease in U.S.

Infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) types targeted by the quadrivalent HPV vaccine has declined by nearly two-thirds among teenage girls...

Acid Reflux Treatments – An Overview

What is Acid Reflux? Acid Reflux or Gastro esophageal reflux disease (GERD) is not a disease rather it is a...

Pickling Your Vegetables For Long Term Preservation

One of the most popular ways to extend food life is to pickle it. Pickling is the process of preserving...

Novel Strategy Isolates Immune Cells in the Blood that Recognize Melanoma

NCI scientists have developed a novel strategy for identifying immune cells circulating in the blood that recognize specific proteins on...

Keeping Pace: How New Data Can Affect Ongoing Clinical Trials

Research results sometimes outrace the design of an ongoing clinical trial and the trial has to be recalibrated to include...