Women and Cancer: A Lancet Commission
Posted: 10/17/2023 | By: Melissa E. Fryman, MS

In a commission published by Ginsburg et al in The Lancet, researchers aimed to catalog all the ways cancer touches women, including, as they write, “as healthy individuals participating in cancer prevention and screening activities, as individuals living with and beyond a cancer diagnosis, as caregivers for family members and friends, as patient advocates, as health workers and health-care professionals, and as cancer researchers and policymakers.”

Question 1 of 5

An analysis found that 1.3 million women’s lives could be saved if four known cancer risk factors were addressed. What were the four risk factors cited?

Choose 1