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Cancer Screening

Socioeconomic and Immigration Status Linked to Missed Cancer Screenings for Women

A study from a team in Ontario, Canada, found that more than 15% of screen-eligible women were overdue for all types of cancer screening,...
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Hem/Onc Roundup: Similar Risk Factors for Racial Disparity in Cancer and COVID-19, and More

Risk Factors for Racial Disparities Are Similar for Cancer and COVID-19 Factors that lead to racial disparities in cancer, including health comorbidities, education level, and...

Triple Chemotherapy Combination that Effectively Treats Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

Research shows that a triple drug combination of irinotecan, cetuximab, and vemurafenib keeps patients with metastatic colorectal cancer disease free for an appreciably longer...
Interview: Cologuard Allows Patients to Screen for Colorectal Cancer At Home

Interview: Cologuard Allows Patients to Screen for Colorectal Cancer At Home As Younger Patients...

The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) released draft guidelines recommending that colorectal cancer (CRC) screening begin at age 45. The guidelines also include...
Interview: Racial Disparities in CRC Screening Discussed at ACG 2020

Interview: Racial Disparities in CRC Screening Discussed at ACG 2020

Racial disparities in colorectal cancer (CRC) have been documented previously—a disparity recently highlighted by the tragic death of Hollywood actor Chadwick Bosman, who died...

Medicaid Expansion Associated with Lower Death Rates for Three Major Cancers

In states that have expanded Medicaid availability as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), mortality rates for three major forms of cancer are...

Uninsured, Medicare, and Medicaid Patients Less Likely to Receive Surgical Cancer Care

Patients with breast, prostate, lung, or colorectal cancer who are uninsured or covered by Medicaid or Medicare insurance are less likely to receive surgical...

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