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Cancer Causes & Control

An International Journal of Studies of Cancer in Human Populations

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12.10.2018 | Original paper Open Access

Low T-cell subsets prior to development of virus-associated cancer in HIV-seronegative men who have sex with men

Immunological parameters that influence susceptibility to virus-associated cancers in HIV-seronegative individuals are unclear. We conducted a case–control cohort study of immunological parameters associated with development of incident …

10.10.2018 | Original paper Open Access

Mendelian randomization does not support serum calcium in prostate cancer risk

Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among men globally and is a common cause of male cancer death [ 1 ]. Despite the considerable global burden attributed to prostate cancer, to date few risk factors (advanced age, ethnicity …

05.10.2018 | Commentary

Nutritional epidemiology and cancer: A Tale of Two Cities

Recently, Ioannidis questioned whether nutritional epidemiology could be reconciled with good scientific principles, and suggested that the field needs radical reform. One of the reforms he advocated was more randomized trials; though what diet …

04.10.2018 | Original paper

Acceptability of two- versus three-dose human papillomavirus vaccination schedule among providers and mothers of adolescent girls: a mixed-methods study in five countries

Globally, human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection, and has been established as the cause of cancers of the cervix, anus, vagina, vulva, penis, and oropharynx [ 1 ]. Highly effective prophylactic vaccines have …

03.10.2018 | Original paper

A qualitative study of Realtor knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to radon health effects: implications for comprehensive cancer control

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States [ 1 ]. Radon exposure is estimated to be the second leading risk factor for lung cancer, causing approximately 21,000 cases of lung cancer per year [ 2 , 3 ]. Pooled …

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Cancer Causes & Control is an international refereed journal that both reports and stimulates new avenues of investigation into the causes, control, and subsequent prevention of cancer. Its multidisciplinary and multinational approach draws together information published in a diverse range of journals.

Coverage extends to variation in cancer distribution within and between populations; factors associated with cancer risk; preventive and therapeutic interventions on a population scale; economic, demographic, and health-policy implications of cancer; and related methodological issues.

Cancer Causes & Control publishes original articles, reviews, short communications, commentaries, opinions, and letters to the editor which have direct relevance to researchers and practitioners working in epidemiology, medical statistics, cancer biology, health education, medical economics and related fields. The journal also provides significant information for government agencies concerned with cancer research, control and policy.

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