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Newswise: Five Signs of Colorectal Cancer You Shouldn’t Ignore – Even if You're a Younger Adult
Released: 29-Feb-2024 9:00 AM EST
Five Signs of Colorectal Cancer You Shouldn’t Ignore – Even if You're a Younger Adult
American Cancer Society (ACS)

The recent Cancer Facts & Figures 2024 report from American Cancer Society (ACS) researchers revealed a stark increase in colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence among Americans under the age of 55. In just two decades, CRC has moved up from being the fourth leading cause of cancer death in both younger men and women, to first in men and second in women.

Newswise: People With Incarceration History Less Likely to Receive Health Care, Including Cancer Screening in the U.S.
Released: 23-Feb-2024 4:05 PM EST
People With Incarceration History Less Likely to Receive Health Care, Including Cancer Screening in the U.S.
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) shows people with an incarceration history had worse access to and receipt of healthcare, including physical exams, blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol tests, as well as dental check-ups and breast and colorectal cancer screenings compared with people without incarceration history in the United States. The findings are published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Health Forum.

Newswise: New Research Shows Patients with Cancer who Suffered a Major Adverse Financial Event More Likely to be Diagnosed With Advanced Stage Disease
2-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
New Research Shows Patients with Cancer who Suffered a Major Adverse Financial Event More Likely to be Diagnosed With Advanced Stage Disease
American Cancer Society (ACS)

New findings led by researchers at the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute show more than one-third of cancer patients had a major adverse financial event – bankruptcy, lien, or eviction – before their cancer diagnosis.

Newswise: Medicaid Expansion Improves Post-Surgery Survival Among Adults With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, New Study Shows
11-Jan-2024 6:35 PM EST
Medicaid Expansion Improves Post-Surgery Survival Among Adults With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, New Study Shows
American Cancer Society (ACS)

In a new, national, hospital-based study, researchers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) found that Medicaid expansion was associated with a statistically significant reduction in early mortality following surgical resection of stage I-III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Newswise: New Study Shows Substantial State Variations in Health Insurance Coverage at Cancer Diagnosis in the U.S.
9-Jan-2024 8:05 PM EST
New Study Shows Substantial State Variations in Health Insurance Coverage at Cancer Diagnosis in the U.S.
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study led by American Cancer Society (ACS) researchers shows substantial state variations in health insurance coverage, which is a strong determinant of cancer care access and survival, among newly diagnosed cancer patients in the United States.

Newswise: Incidence Rates for Most Local and Regional Stage Cancers Declined During First Year of COVID-19, New Research Shows
Released: 16-Nov-2023 1:05 PM EST
Incidence Rates for Most Local and Regional Stage Cancers Declined During First Year of COVID-19, New Research Shows
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new report led by researchers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) shows, during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, cancer incidence rates declined for almost all cancer types examined.

Newswise: Housing Assistance Programs Increase Access to Important Breast Cancer Screening for Some Lower Income Women, New Study Shows
8-Nov-2023 6:05 PM EST
Housing Assistance Programs Increase Access to Important Breast Cancer Screening for Some Lower Income Women, New Study Shows
American Cancer Society (ACS)

New findings led by American Cancer Society (ACS) researchers show that breast cancer screening is higher for some low-income women who receive government housing assistance compared to those who do not.

Newswise: New Study Shows Fewer Cancer Surgeries, Chemotherapy and Radiation Treatments During Start of COVID-19 Pandemic
8-Nov-2023 6:00 PM EST
New Study Shows Fewer Cancer Surgeries, Chemotherapy and Radiation Treatments During Start of COVID-19 Pandemic
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A large study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society (ACS), shows there were approximately 100,000 fewer cancer surgeries performed during the first months of the pandemic, an estimated 40,000 fewer chemotherapy treatments initiated, and more than 55,000 fewer radiation treatments in the United States

Newswise: Black Patients With Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer Received Worse and Less Timely Care Than White Patients, New Study Shows
Released: 8-Nov-2023 6:05 PM EST
Black Patients With Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer Received Worse and Less Timely Care Than White Patients, New Study Shows
American Cancer Society (ACS)

In a new, large national hospital-based study, researchers at the American Cancer Society, found individuals racialized as Black in the United States with early-onset colorectal cancer received worse and less timely, guideline-concordant care than individuals racialized as White.

Newswise: American Cancer Society Updates Lung Cancer Screening Guideline: Nearly Five Million U.S. Adults who Smoke and Formerly Smoked Now Recommended for Testing
30-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT
American Cancer Society Updates Lung Cancer Screening Guideline: Nearly Five Million U.S. Adults who Smoke and Formerly Smoked Now Recommended for Testing
American Cancer Society (ACS)

The American Cancer Society releasesan update of its lung cancer screening guideline to help reduce the number of people dying from the disease due to smoking history.

Newswise: New Study Shows Insurance Coverage 
Disruptions Affect Key Cancer Screenings for U.S. Adults
Released: 28-Oct-2023 7:05 AM EDT
New Study Shows Insurance Coverage Disruptions Affect Key Cancer Screenings for U.S. Adults
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study by researchers at the American Cancer Society shows that adults in the United States with prior insurance coverage disruptions are significantly less likely to receive guideline-concordant and past-year cancer screening, compared to people with continuous coverage.

Newswise: New Study Shows Adults Treated for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Vulnerable to Hazards of Wildfires
Released: 27-Oct-2023 4:45 PM EDT
New Study Shows Adults Treated for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Vulnerable to Hazards of Wildfires
American Cancer Society (ACS)

New research by scientists at the American Cancer Society and the University of California, San Francisco, shows individuals in the United States undergoing radiotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer who are exposed to wildfires near the treating facility have worse overall survival than unexposed individuals.

Newswise: New Study Finds Limited Documentation of Cost Discussions With Patients Newly Diagnosed With Advanced Cancer
Released: 27-Oct-2023 1:05 PM EDT
New Study Finds Limited Documentation of Cost Discussions With Patients Newly Diagnosed With Advanced Cancer
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study by researchers at the American Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute, shows only about a quarter of individuals newly diagnosed with advanced cancers had documented physician discussions about costs of care, which may hinder identifying patient needs and tracking outcomes of referrals for assistance.

Newswise: New Research Shows Patients Receiving Cancer Treatment Understand Health Insurance Basics; Important Knowledge Gaps Remain
Released: 27-Oct-2023 11:30 AM EDT
New Research Shows Patients Receiving Cancer Treatment Understand Health Insurance Basics; Important Knowledge Gaps Remain
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study by researchers at the American Cancer Society showed among patients receiving outpatient cancer treatment in two sites, most people could understand basic health insurance terms, such as premiums and deductibles.

Newswise: U.S. Adults Living Alone at Higher Risk for Cancer Mortality, New Research Shows
17-Oct-2023 12:00 PM EDT
U.S. Adults Living Alone at Higher Risk for Cancer Mortality, New Research Shows
American Cancer Society (ACS)

In new findings from a large, nationally representative study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society, adults living alone in the United States were at a higher risk of cancer mortality in several sociodemographic groups, compared to adults living with others.

Newswise: More U.S. Young Women Diagnosed with Lung Cancer at a Higher Rate Than Young Men, New Report Shows; Increase Extends to Older Women
10-Oct-2023 2:05 PM EDT
More U.S. Young Women Diagnosed with Lung Cancer at a Higher Rate Than Young Men, New Report Shows; Increase Extends to Older Women
American Cancer Society (ACS)

Reversing historical patterns, new findings led by researchers at the American Cancer Society show higher lung cancer incidence in women than in men has not only continued in adults younger than 50 years, but now extends to women 50 to 54 years of age in the United States. The findings are published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Oncology.

Newswise: Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Know the Risks and Warning Signs of This Rare, Fast-Growing Cancer
Released: 10-Oct-2023 12:30 PM EDT
Inflammatory Breast Cancer: Know the Risks and Warning Signs of This Rare, Fast-Growing Cancer
American Cancer Society (ACS)

Inflammatory breast cancer is a rare type of breast cancer. It only accounts for one to five percent of all breast cancer cases, but it’s important to know your risk and the warning signs, as this form of the disease is aggressive, fast-growing, and hard to detect early. For October, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the American Cancer Society is highlighting IBC to help women be aware of this invasive cancer.

Newswise: With Regular Screening, More Women Survive Breast Cancer
Released: 29-Sep-2023 11:00 AM EDT
With Regular Screening, More Women Survive Breast Cancer
American Cancer Society (ACS)

To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the American Cancer Society highlights its guidelines encouraging average-risk women to begin regular screening mammograms at age 45, with the option to begin screening as early as age 40.

Newswise: Colorectal Cancer Patients in Sub-Saharan Africa Receiving Inadequate Care; Survival After Diagnosis Poor, New Study Shows
5-Sep-2023 2:05 PM EDT
Colorectal Cancer Patients in Sub-Saharan Africa Receiving Inadequate Care; Survival After Diagnosis Poor, New Study Shows
American Cancer Society (ACS)

In new findings led by researchers at the American Cancer Society, Martin-Luther University in Germany, and many other institutes worldwide, fewer than one in 20 patients diagnosed with potentially curable colorectal cancer received standard of care in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Newswise: September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Know the Warning Signs, When to Get Screened and Important New Treatments
Released: 30-Aug-2023 11:00 AM EDT
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Know the Warning Signs, When to Get Screened and Important New Treatments
American Cancer Society (ACS)

Renowned prostate cancer researcher Dr. Lorelei Mucci is the director of strategic research partnerships at the American Cancer Society. Her role includes leading an ACS initiative called IMPACT, or “Improving Mortality Toward Prostate Cancer Together” to address the alarming negative trends in prostate cancer incidence and disparities. For Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Dr. Mucci reviews the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer, including important information about risk factors, PSA screening, and more.

Newswise: New Study Shows Substantial Racial and Ethnic Disparities Among Survivors of Second Primary Cancers in the United States
3-Aug-2023 12:05 PM EDT
New Study Shows Substantial Racial and Ethnic Disparities Among Survivors of Second Primary Cancers in the United States
American Cancer Society (ACS)

In new findings from researchers at the American Cancer Society, non-Hispanic Black individuals diagnosed with a second primary cancer experienced 21% higher cancer-related death rates and 41% higher cardiovascular-related death rates compared with their non-Hispanic White counterparts.

Newswise: Early-Stage Cancer Diagnoses Decreased Sharply in the U.S. During First Year of COVID-19 Pandemic; Underserved Greatly Affected
31-Jul-2023 2:50 PM EDT
Early-Stage Cancer Diagnoses Decreased Sharply in the U.S. During First Year of COVID-19 Pandemic; Underserved Greatly Affected
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study from researchers at the American Cancer Society found monthly adult cancer diagnoses decreased by half in April 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. The largest decrease was for stage I cancers, resulting in a higher proportion of late-stage diagnoses.

Newswise: New Study Shows Black Cancer Survivors Face Increased Mortality From Heart Disease; Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Insurance Contributing Factors
19-Jul-2023 3:05 PM EDT
New Study Shows Black Cancer Survivors Face Increased Mortality From Heart Disease; Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Insurance Contributing Factors
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study from researchers at the American Cancer Society found that Black cancer survivors in the United States experience a higher risk of dying from cardiovascular disease compared with White cancer survivors.

Newswise: New Study Shows Medicaid Expansion Associated With Increase in Palliative Care for Patients With Advanced Cancers
30-Jun-2023 4:05 PM EDT
New Study Shows Medicaid Expansion Associated With Increase in Palliative Care for Patients With Advanced Cancers
American Cancer Society (ACS)

More people with advanced cancers in the United States received critical palliative care services, according to new findings by researchers at the American Cancer Society. Medicaid expansion under the ACA was associated with the largest increases in palliative care use.

Newswise: New Study Shows Children of Parents with Cancer History in US May be Vulnerable to Housing, Food and Financial Hardship
20-Jun-2023 12:05 PM EDT
New Study Shows Children of Parents with Cancer History in US May be Vulnerable to Housing, Food and Financial Hardship
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study by researchers at the American Cancer Society found children of parents with a cancer history in the United States are more at risk of having unmet needs for housing, food, and other living necessities than their counterparts without a parental cancer history. The findings will be published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Open.

Newswise: New Research Shows Increased Medical Debt Associated with Significantly Higher Cancer Mortality Rates
4-Jun-2023 11:05 AM EDT
New Research Shows Increased Medical Debt Associated with Significantly Higher Cancer Mortality Rates
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society found medical debt is associated with significantly higher cancer mortality rates at the county level in the United States. On average, an estimated 20% of the population carried medical debt. For every one percent increase in the population with medical debt, there was a 1.12 increase in death rates (per 100,000 person-years) from cancer. The findings were presented today at this year’s annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, June 2-6.

Newswise: Regular and Increasing Number of Breast Cancer Screenings Improves Survival, New Study Finds
Released: 4-Jun-2023 10:05 AM EDT
Regular and Increasing Number of Breast Cancer Screenings Improves Survival, New Study Finds
American Cancer Society (ACS)

New research led by an international team supported by the American Cancer Society shows women with an increasing number of regular mammography screening exams prior to diagnosis of breast cancer considerably improved their probability of survival. The findings were presented at this year’s annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, June 2-6.

Released: 4-Jun-2023 9:05 AM EDT
New Study Ties Loneliness to Higher Mortality Risk Among Cancer Survivors
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) showed people living with cancer with higher reported loneliness have an increased mortality risk. The findings were presented at this year’s annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago, June 2-6.

Newswise: American Cancer Society Experts Presenting Key Research at 2023 ASCO Meeting
Released: 25-May-2023 1:35 PM EDT
American Cancer Society Experts Presenting Key Research at 2023 ASCO Meeting
American Cancer Society (ACS)

Scientists from the American Cancer Society are presenting research studies at the 2023 Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) June 2-6 in Chicago, Illinois.

Newswise: New Study Shows Mortality Rates for All Major Cancers Decreasing Globally, Except Liver Cancer in Men and Lung Cancer in Women
16-May-2023 1:35 PM EDT
New Study Shows Mortality Rates for All Major Cancers Decreasing Globally, Except Liver Cancer in Men and Lung Cancer in Women
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study conducted by scientists at the American Cancer Society and Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center reveals recent mortality rates for all major cancers decreased in most of the studied countries except lung cancer in females and liver cancer in males, where increasing rates were observed in most countries. The research also showed that cancer-specific mortality rates varied substantially across countries, with rates of lung and cervical cancer varying by 10-fold. The study was published today in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research.

Newswise: First Study of Trends in Cancer Death Rates by Congressional District Shows Overall Declines; Regional, Ethnic and Racial Disparities Persist
8-May-2023 8:00 AM EDT
First Study of Trends in Cancer Death Rates by Congressional District Shows Overall Declines; Regional, Ethnic and Racial Disparities Persist
American Cancer Society (ACS)

In the first analysis of its kind, researchers at the American Cancer Society discovered cancer death rates across all congressional districts in the United States show an overall decline in the past 25 years, with most districts showing a 20%-45% decline among males and a 10%-40% decline among females.

Newswise: New ACS Report Finds Smoking Rates, Alcohol Use, Physical Inactivity Decreased During COVID-19; Worsening Trends in Obesity, Cervical Cancer Screening
1-May-2023 8:05 AM EDT
New ACS Report Finds Smoking Rates, Alcohol Use, Physical Inactivity Decreased During COVID-19; Worsening Trends in Obesity, Cervical Cancer Screening
American Cancer Society (ACS)

In a new report, American Cancer Society researchers discovered both favorable and unfavorable changes in major cancer risk factors, preventive behaviors and services, and screenings in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Newswise: Cancer Survivors with Transportation Barriers to Care Face Risk for Emergency Room Use and Mortality, New Study Shows
24-Apr-2023 12:05 PM EDT
Cancer Survivors with Transportation Barriers to Care Face Risk for Emergency Room Use and Mortality, New Study Shows
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New research from scientists at the American Cancer Society and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, found delayed care due to lack of transportation is associated with increased emergency room (ER) use and mortality risk among adults with and without cancer history. Cancer survivors with transportation barriers had the highest risk. The study was published today in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Newswise: New Research Shows E-Cigarette Use Up Sharply Among Younger Adults in U.S. During EVALI Outbreak and COVID-19 Pandemic
16-Apr-2023 8:05 PM EDT
New Research Shows E-Cigarette Use Up Sharply Among Younger Adults in U.S. During EVALI Outbreak and COVID-19 Pandemic
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study by researchers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) shows almost three-quarters of a million more adults in the United States, ages 18-29 years, used e-cigarettes between 2019-2021 during the period that spanned the EVALI outbreak (E-cigarette or vaping product use–associated lung injury) and COVID-19 pandemic.

Newswise: American Cancer Society Awards 90 New Research and Career Development Grants Totaling $45 Million
Released: 13-Apr-2023 10:05 AM EDT
American Cancer Society Awards 90 New Research and Career Development Grants Totaling $45 Million
American Cancer Society (ACS)

The American Cancer Society, the largest non-government, non-profit funding source of cancer research in the United States, has approved funding for 90 new Extramural Discovery Science research and career development grants totaling more than $45 million. The grants will fund investigators at 67 institutions across the United States starting in 2023

Newswise: American Cancer Society Scientists to Present Research at AACR Annual Meeting
Released: 12-Apr-2023 10:05 AM EDT
American Cancer Society Scientists to Present Research at AACR Annual Meeting
American Cancer Society (ACS)

American Cancer Society researchers are headed to Orlando, Florida this week for the annual meeting of the American Association of Cancer Research.

Newswise: New Study Shows More Deaths with Cancer as Contributing Cause During First Year of Pandemic
10-Apr-2023 10:25 AM EDT
New Study Shows More Deaths with Cancer as Contributing Cause During First Year of Pandemic
American Cancer Society (ACS)

In a new study, American Cancer Society researchers discovered deaths with cancer as the underlying or primary cause decreased in the United States during the first year of the pandemic in 2020 compared to 2019, continuing the decreasing trend from prior years. In contrast, mortality rates with cancer as a contributing cause were higher in 2020 compared to 2019, reversing the decreasing trend from prior years. The study was published today in the Journal Oncology Practice.

Newswise: New Editorial Leadership at American Cancer Society Flagship Journal
Released: 21-Mar-2023 10:00 AM EDT
New Editorial Leadership at American Cancer Society Flagship Journal
American Cancer Society (ACS)

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is proud to announce a new editor-in-chief and editor to lead its flagship journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, which publishes the latest information about the prevention, early detection, and treatment of cancer, as well as nutrition, palliative care, survivorship, and additional topics of interest related to cancer care.

Newswise: American Cancer Society Releases New Colorectal Cancer Statistics;  Rapid Shifts to More Advanced Disease and Younger People
28-Feb-2023 4:10 PM EST
American Cancer Society Releases New Colorectal Cancer Statistics; Rapid Shifts to More Advanced Disease and Younger People
American Cancer Society (ACS)

Colorectal cancer is swiftly shifting to more advanced disease and younger individuals according to Colorectal Cancer Statistics 2023, a new report on cancer facts and trends by the American Cancer Society.

Newswise: New Study Finds Millions in U.S. Missed Cancer Screening During Second Year of COVID-19 Pandemic
21-Feb-2023 1:15 PM EST
New Study Finds Millions in U.S. Missed Cancer Screening During Second Year of COVID-19 Pandemic
American Cancer Society (ACS)

According to a new, nationwide study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society, millions of people in the United States continued to miss critical cancer screening tests during the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Newswise: What You Need to Know About Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer
Released: 15-Feb-2023 12:00 PM EST
What You Need to Know About Cardiovascular Disease and Cancer
American Cancer Society (ACS)

With February designated as American Heart Month, it’s a good reminder for people with cancer to monitor their cardiovascular health.

Newswise: Suicide Risk Higher Among Individuals with Cancer, New Study Shows
18-Jan-2023 11:05 AM EST
Suicide Risk Higher Among Individuals with Cancer, New Study Shows
American Cancer Society (ACS)

According to a new large study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society, the risk of suicide for individuals diagnosed with cancer in the United States is 26% higher compared with the general population.

Newswise: American Cancer Society Releases Latest Cancer Statistics, Launches Initiative to Address Prostate Cancer Resurgence and Disparities
9-Jan-2023 2:25 PM EST
American Cancer Society Releases Latest Cancer Statistics, Launches Initiative to Address Prostate Cancer Resurgence and Disparities
American Cancer Society (ACS)

Today, the American Cancer Society released Cancer Statistics, 2023, the organization’s annual report on cancer facts and trends. According to the report, overall cancer mortality has dropped 33% since 1991, averting an estimated 3.8 million cancer deaths. Based on ACS data, in 2023 there are projected to be 1,958,310 new cancer cases and 609,820 cancer deaths in the United States.

Newswise: New Study Shows Western Region has Highest Prostate Cancer Mortality Among White Men in U.S.; Black Men Face Highest Prostate Cancer Mortality Overall
19-Dec-2022 11:55 AM EST
New Study Shows Western Region has Highest Prostate Cancer Mortality Among White Men in U.S.; Black Men Face Highest Prostate Cancer Mortality Overall
American Cancer Society (ACS)

New findings led by researchers at the American Cancer Society show the highest mortality rates for prostate cancer in White men were found in the Western region of the United States, including California, despite low incidence rates.

Newswise: Travel Time for Breast Cancer Screening Remains Long for Many Women in the U.S., New Study Shows
13-Dec-2022 11:05 AM EST
Travel Time for Breast Cancer Screening Remains Long for Many Women in the U.S., New Study Shows
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) shows travel time to the nearest mammography facility is long for a considerable proportion of women in the United States, particularly affecting more than 50% of women in rural areas in 28 states.

Newswise: New Study Shows Segregation in U.S. Counties Influence Cancer Risk and Mortality
15-Nov-2022 12:00 PM EST
New Study Shows Segregation in U.S. Counties Influence Cancer Risk and Mortality
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society and Clemson University shows residential racial and economic segregation was associated with cancer mortality at the county level in the United States.

Newswise: Nicotine Pouch Sales Rising; Products with Highest Concentration Levels also Increasing, New Study Shows
Released: 16-Nov-2022 11:15 AM EST
Nicotine Pouch Sales Rising; Products with Highest Concentration Levels also Increasing, New Study Shows
American Cancer Society (ACS)

A new study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society shows overall sales of nicotine pouches increased during 2019-2022. The data also showed sales of 8mg nicotine concentration level (highest available) products rose more rapidly than those with different concentration levels.

Newswise: New Study Shows Cancer Mortality Higher Among American Indian and Alaska Native Individuals; Colorectal Cancer Rapidly Increasing Before Age 50
Released: 8-Nov-2022 12:00 PM EST
New Study Shows Cancer Mortality Higher Among American Indian and Alaska Native Individuals; Colorectal Cancer Rapidly Increasing Before Age 50
American Cancer Society (ACS)

New findings by researchers at the American Cancer Society show overall cancer mortality among American Indian and Alaska Native individuals is 18% higher than among White individuals despite similar cancer incidence. This disparity is driven by common cancers that are receptive to early detection.

Newswise: New Study Shows Recently Diagnosed Adult Cancer Survivors at Higher Risk for Bone Fractures
1-Nov-2022 10:05 AM EDT
New Study Shows Recently Diagnosed Adult Cancer Survivors at Higher Risk for Bone Fractures
American Cancer Society (ACS)

Adult cancer survivors, particularly those diagnosed within five years and/or have a history of chemotherapy, have an increased risk for bone fractures, specifically pelvic and vertebral fractures, compared to older adults without cancer, according to a new large study by researchers at the American Cancer Society.

Newswise: Mortality Disparities by Education Widened in the U.S. During COVID-19, New Study Shows
12-Oct-2022 12:50 PM EDT
Mortality Disparities by Education Widened in the U.S. During COVID-19, New Study Shows
American Cancer Society (ACS)

New findings by the American Cancer Society showed disparities in mortality rates by educational attainment as a measure of socio-economic status considerably increased in 2020 compared to prior years.


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