A Letter From CR's Editor
Running the Risk
By Gwen Darien
We can't prevent all cancers, but we can work to reduce cancer risk on both societal and individual levels.
Question & Answer
By Mitzi A. Baker
How can we reduce cancer risk? The president and founder of the Prevent Cancer Foundation answers CR's questions.
A Difficult Choice
By René Syler
At high risk of breast cancer, René Syler, an author and former co-anchor of CBS's The Early Show, decided to have a prophylactic mastectomy.
Preventing Genetic Glitches
By Rabiya S. Tuma
Searching for new ways to prevent cancer, researchers are investigating how critical genes are turned on and off.
Lessons in Prevention
By Alfred I. Neugut, as told to Sue Rochman
Oncologists may want to look to the successes of cardiologists in preventing cardiovascular disease for clues to promoting cancer prevention
Finding Solutions for Screening
By Stephen Ornes
Some cancers have no early detection techniques, while others have effective screening tools that aren't reaching all the people they need to help.
Struggling With Smoking?
By Alanna Kennedy
Smokers who want to quit have more sources of help than ever before. Start by picking a quitting buddy.
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