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Linking Night Shift Work to Cancer Risk7841A recent study found that women who work the night shift may have an increased risk of breast, skin, and gastrointestinal cancers.5/16/2018 3:31:53 PM329https://www.aacrfoundation.org/Science/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Science%20Stories/1801079_CommNightShift_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Linking Night Shift Work to Cancer RiskA recent study found that women who work the night shift may have an increased risk of breast, skin, and gastrointestinal cancers.84
Colorectal Cancer Screening in the United States6356A recent study revealed large variations in colorectal cancer screening rates among states and counties.3/23/2018 4:22:06 PM754https://www.aacrfoundation.org/Science/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Science%20Stories/1803007_Comm_CRCScreen_150x190_2.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Colorectal Cancer Screening in the United StatesA recent study revealed large variations in colorectal cancer screening rates among states and counties.83
Examining Obesity and Cancer498AACR Special Conference highlighted the connections between weight and cancer.3/5/2018 7:11:40 PM907https://www.aacrfoundation.org/Science/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Science%20Stories/1801038b_Obesity_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Examining Obesity and CancerAACR Special Conference highlighted the connections between weight and cancer.82
Identifying Breast Cancer Patients Likely to Respond to Chemotherapy4328Using whole-genome sequencing, researchers have found mutational patterns that may identify breast cancer patients most likely to benefit from certain types of chemotherapy.2/9/2018 8:54:51 PM898https://www.aacrfoundation.org/Science/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Science%20Stories/1801021B_Fou_CD_Breast_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Identifying Breast Cancer Patients Likely to Respond to ChemotherapyUsing whole-genome sequencing, researchers have found mutational patterns that may identify breast cancer patients most likely to benefit from certain types of chemotherapy.81
Examining the Long-term Health of Thyroid Cancer Survivors16023Thyroid cancer survivors – especially those diagnosed before age 40 – have elevated risk for several aging-related diseases.2/9/2018 4:55:37 PM843https://www.aacrfoundation.org/Science/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Science%20Stories/1801021C_Fou_CD_Thyroid_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Examining the Long-term Health of Thyroid Cancer SurvivorsStudy: Thyroid cancer survivors – especially those diagnosed before age 40 – had elevated risk for several aging-related diseases.80

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