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A healthy weight is typically defined using a measure known as the body mass index (BMI). While this measurement is a widely used tool to determine a person’s body fat, it is not an exact measure.

The annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is historically focused on basic – or laboratory research.

Each year 250,000 women and 2,000 men hear the words, “You have breast cancer.” While the underlying causes of sporadic (not genetic) breast cancer are complex and poorly understood, experts estimate that at least half of cancer cases can be prevented through lifestyle choices and risk-reduction

Reducing cancer risk can begin early in life. Here BCRF researcher Dr. Graham Colditz shares a few tips to help your kids achieve an overall healthier life—for benefits that continue into late adulthood.

Aside from feeling better, managing weight through a healthy lifestyle also reduces the risk of many diseases.

In January of this year, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) released a special report outlining its view on how cancer prevention will change in the era of precision medicine and immune-oncology.

On April 15, the New York Times published an article on two studies that examined the benefits of exercise and its effect on health and longevity.

On Tuesday, March 24, actress Angelina Jolie Pitt penned an op-ed in The New York Times revealing she had preventative surgery to remove her fallopian tubes and ov