News tagged with cancer risk

Holocaust survivors at higher risk for all cancers

Jewish survivors of World War II who were potentially exposed to the Holocaust are at a higher risk for cancer occurrence, according to a new study published online October 26 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

dateOct 26, 2009 in Cancer
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Using relative utility curves for risk prediction

A relative utility curve is a simple method to evaluate risk prediction in a medical decision-making framework, according to a commentary published online October 20 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

dateOct 20, 2009 in Cancer
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Researchers develop tool to rank death rates

Have you ever wondered what the chances are that you may die in the next year? Would it be from illness or an accident? Is it something you can control? Or is it completely out of your hands?

dateAug 26, 2009 in Health
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