Special Article Collection: Cancer and Public Health

Cancer and the many issues associated with it have a significant impact on public health. Read this special collection of review articles to gain an enhanced understanding of cancer and its impact on public health. The articles included in this collection come from several Annual Review journals and offer perspectives from invited experts.

The following articles capture the current understanding of cancer and its impact on public health, including causes, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, rehabilitation, and effect on relationships and society. 

Updated 10/2023

Metabolic Drivers in Hereditary Cancer Syndromes

Marco Sciacovelli, Christina Schmidt, Eamonn R. Maher, and Christian Frezza, Annual Review of Cancer Biology

TGFβ: Signaling Blockade for Cancer Immunotherapy

Szu-Ying Chen, Ons Mamai, and Rosemary J. Akhurst, Annual Review of Cancer Biology

Framework and Strategies to Eliminate Disparities in Colorectal Cancer Screening Outcomes

Chyke A. Doubeni, Kevin Selby, and Samir Gupta, Annual Review of Medicine

Current Approaches to Germline Cancer Genetic Testing

Elena M. Stoffel and John M. Carethers, Annual Review of Medicine

Enhancing Capacity for Food and Nutrient Intake Assessment in Population Sciences Research

Marian L. Neuhouser, Ross L. Prentice, Lesley F. Tinker, and Johanna W. Lampe, Annual Review of Public Health

Biological Aspects of Cancer Health Disparities

Jennifer A. Freedman, Muthana Al Abo, Tyler A. Allen, Sean A. Piwarski, Kara Wegermann, and Steven R. Patierno, Annual Review of Medicine

How Tumor Virology Evolved into Cancer Biology and Transformed Oncology

Harold Varmus, Annual Review of Cancer Biology

Preventability of Cancer: The Relative Contributions of Biologic and Social and Physical Environmental Determinants of Cancer Mortality

Graham A. Colditz and Esther K. Wei, Annual Review of Public Health

Family History in Public Health Practice: A Genomic Tool for Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Rodolfo Valdez, Paula W. Yoon, Nadeem Qureshi, Ridgely Fisk Green,and Muin J. Khoury, Annual Review of Public Health

Cell Cycle-Targeted Cancer Therapies

Charles J. Sherr and Jiri Bartek, Annual Review of Cancer Biology

Obesity in Cancer Survival

Niyati Parekh, Urmila Chandran, and Elisa V. Bandera, Annual Review of Nutrition

Diet, Nutrition, and Cancer Epigenetics

Carmen Sapienza and Jean-Pierre Issa, Annual Review of Nutrition

Gut Microbiota, Inflammation, and Colorectal Cancer

Caitlin A. Brennan and Wendy S. Garrett, Annual Review of Microbiology

Toward a Better Understanding of the Complexity of Cancer Drug Resistance

Michael M. Gottesman, Orit Lavi, Matthew D. Hall, and Jean-Pierre Gillet, Annual Review of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Genomic Sequencing for Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy

Linghua Wang and David A. Wheeler, Annual Review of Medicine

Transgenic Mouse Models of Tumor Virus Action

Paul F. Lambert, Annual Review of Virology


Juliet McMullin, Annual Review of Anthropology

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