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Cancer Registry Data: In the Clouds

National Program of Cancer Registries

A lot of technological advancements add to fun and convenience, but technological advancements in cancer registry data can affect lives. The faster we receive data, the faster we can connect people to the care and support they may need. Read More >

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Best Remedy for COVID-19 Is Prevention

Since the novel coronavirus was first identified and named in January, there has been a flurry of news articles and social media posts about the respiratory illness, also known as COVID-19. Read More >

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Conversations with Authors: The Annual Report to the Nation

Since 1998, the Annual Report to the Nation has provided a yearly status report on cancer. We give an update of rates for new cases and deaths, as well as trends for the most common cancers in the United States.  Read More >

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Physician, Get Yourself Screened

Maureen Miller

In recognition of Cancer Prevention Month, a “disease detective” in CDC’s Division of Cancer Prevention and Control talks about what happened when she seemed too busy screening patients for cancer to get screened herself. Read More >

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Cancer, Flu, and You

boxing glove punching through a wall,fighting back against the flu

The U.S. flu season has started and is expected to continue for weeks. If you have cancer now or have had cancer in the past, you are at high risk for potentially serious complications from flu. As you spend time with loved ones this winter, remember to take these three actions to fight flu. Read More >

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