Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute

A patient receiving chemotherapy. (Photo: Burger/Phanie/Rex)

Cause & Effect

Clearing Confusion Around Cancer Causes Lots of things have been associated with higher risks of developing certain cancers. But there are very few things that have been proven to have a cause-and-effect relationship. “For 99 percent of people who get cancer – especially adults –
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November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month

Pancreatic Cancer

Early Detection Is Biggest Challenge November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, named for one the deadliest cancers. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 46,000 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the United States this year and more than 39,000
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Food Safety

Common Sense, Moderation Are Key There is often debate over whether or not certain household and food-related products are safe for consumer use or consumption. The controversy often causes media hype that can scare consumers into avoiding common and useful items. According to
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