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Dr. Len's Cancer Blog

Authored by J. Leonard (Len) Lichtenfeld, MD, the Society's deputy chief medical officer, this blog covers breaking cancer news and provides commentary on new research, scientific developments, and other cancer breakthroughs.

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Want To Help Make This Cancer's Last Century? Then Sign Up For Cancer Prevention Study 3
How often do people say they wish they could do something to help rid the world of cancer? Fortunately, there are real ways to make an impact,, from making a contribution to an organization like the American Cancer Society, to volunteering in a local ...
Jul 22, 2013 9:05 AM ET
The Pink Of Breast Cancer Gives Way to the Reality of Lung Cancer
By Dr. Len Now that we are saying goodbye to the pink of October as we move onward from breast cancer awareness month, let us welcome the month of November, when we will shift our attention to ...
Nov 13, 2012 9:00 AM ET
Doctors And Their Eating Habits: Maybe It Is Time For A Change
By: Dr. Len Every once in a while a medical journal takes a bit of a leap by publishing an article or opinion piece that may just be a bit out of their usual norm or comfort zone. Today's issue...
Sep 27, 2012 9:00 AM ET
The Sad News About Tanning Beds And Sun Safe Behaviors
Incredulous. Astounding. Unanticipated. Those were my initial thoughts when I had a moment to read the two reports released yesterday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the use of tanning beds and ...
Jul 2, 2012 2:00 PM ET
Genomics Leads To An "Aha!" Moment
Yesterday I wrote a blog discussing how meetings like the current annual gathering of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO...
Jun 28, 2012 2:00 PM ET