Cancer Information

One of the most important keys to good health is good information
Dr. Danny Welch, NFCR Center Director
The University of Kansas Cancer Center

Today, more than ever, people are doing a great deal of research on their own to help prevent or beat cancer. In this section, you can find resources on cancer prevention, detection, and treatment, as well as up-to-date information on breakthroughs in cancer research.

While we attempt to provide you with the most complete and accurate information, always consult your physician on what is the best practice for you or your loved one.

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You can help decrease your risk of cancer by living a healthier lifestyle and being more aware of your body. Follow the tips in the links below to learn more about your risk of cancer and how to protect yourself and your family.

One of the simplest ways to help prevent cancer is to encourage your friends and loved ones to be more aware of their own risk of cancer. Follow the links below to be an advocate for the cause, and help educate more people. 


For many types of cancer, early detection is key. But in order to detect cancer early, you need to be aware and up-to-speed on the cancer screenings and diagnostic tests that might save your life or the life of someone you love. Take time to look through the guidelines in the links below and talk to your doctor about what you can do to catch cancer early.


Clinical Trials

Click here to find specific clinical trials.