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Cancer Causes & Control

An International Journal of Studies of Cancer in Human Populations

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14.01.2019 | Original Paper

Trends in mammography, hormone replacement therapy, and breast cancer incidence and mortality in Canadian women

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and second leading cause of cancer deaths in Canadian women. One in 8 Canadian females will develop breast cancer in their lifetime and 1 in 31 will die of the disease [ 1 ]. To reduce the burden …

08.01.2019 | Original paper

Differences in race, molecular and tumor characteristics among women diagnosed with invasive ductal and lobular breast carcinomas

Invasive breast cancer is composed of several distinct histologic subtypes. Ductal carcinoma is most commonly diagnosed, representing 60–80% of tumors and lobular carcinoma represents up to 15% of cases [ 1 – 3 ]. Previous clinical research has …

07.01.2019 | Original paper

Active and secondhand smoke exposure throughout life and DNA methylation in breast tumors

There is inconsistent evidence that active smoking and secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure are associated with an increased risk of breast cancer. In a meta-analysis, active and secondhand smoking were weakly associated with elevated risk of breast …

17.12.2018 | Original paper Open Access

The association between longer relative leukocyte telomere length and risk of glioma is independent of the potentially confounding factors allergy, BMI, and smoking

Glioma, a malignant brain tumor confers a poor prognosis, and there are few established etiological factors. These include, rare inherited syndromes such as neurofibromatosis type I and II, LiFraumeni syndrome [ 1 ], and high dose ionizing …

14.12.2018 | Brief Report

Identifying optimal approaches to scale up colorectal cancer screening: an overview of the centers for disease control and prevention (CDC)’s learning laboratory

Use of recommended screening tests can reduce new colorectal cancers (CRC) and deaths, but screening uptake is suboptimal in the United States (U.S.). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded a second round of the Colorectal …

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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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