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New Research Shows Patients with Cancer who Suffered a Major Adverse Financial Event More Likely to be Diagnosed With Advanced Stage Disease

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.
2-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Medicaid Expansion Improves Post-Surgery Survival Among Adults With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, New Study Shows

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...
11-Jan-2024 6:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Study Shows Substantial State Variations in Health Insurance Coverage at Cancer Diagnosis in the U.S.

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...
9-Jan-2024 8:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Incidence Rates for Most Local and Regional Stage Cancers Declined During First Year of COVID-19, New Research Shows

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.
16-Nov-2023 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Housing Assistance Programs Increase Access to Important Breast Cancer Screening for Some Lower Income Women, New Study Shows

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.
8-Nov-2023 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Study Shows Fewer Cancer Surgeries, Chemotherapy and Radiation Treatments During Start of COVID-19 Pandemic

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...
8-Nov-2023 6:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Black Patients With Early-Onset Colorectal Cancer Received Worse and Less Timely Care Than White Patients, New Study Shows

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...
8-Nov-2023 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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American Cancer Society Updates Lung Cancer Screening Guideline: Nearly Five Million U.S. Adults who Smoke and Formerly Smoked Now Recommended for Testing

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.
30-Oct-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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