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AHSC Blog: Cancer

 Photo from the National Institues of Health Website. http://www.nih.gov/researchmatters /june2012/images/microbiome_l.jpg
Tags: Cancer, bacteria, microbiome, genomics, precision health, endometrial cancer

Although one of the top 10 cancer types in the United States, a lot of people haven’t heard of endometrial cancer. The endometrium is the lining of the uterus and endometrial cancer is projected to cause nearly 11,000... read more

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Tags: lung cancer, precision medicine, precision health, genetics, DNA, tumors, EGFR gene, women, asian ancestry

The field of precision medicine has been gaining steam over the past two years. During this period, the launch of the Precision Medicine Initiative and the All of Us Research Program have catapulted “precision medicine... read more

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Tags: skin cancer, moles, sun safety, prevention, sun damage, sunscreen

Dr. Lois Loescher, associate professor at the University of Arizona College of Nursing, the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health and the Skin Cancer Institute at the UA Cancer Center is acutely aware of the... read more