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Suicide Risk Higher Among Individuals with Cancer, New Study Shows

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.
18-Jan-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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American Cancer Society Releases Latest Cancer Statistics, Launches Initiative to Address Prostate Cancer Resurgence and Disparities

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...
9-Jan-2023 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Study Shows Western Region has Highest Prostate Cancer Mortality Among White Men in U.S.; Black Men Face Highest Prostate Cancer Mortality Overall

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.
19-Dec-2022 11:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Travel Time for Breast Cancer Screening Remains Long for Many Women in the U.S., New Study Shows

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...
13-Dec-2022 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Study Shows Segregation in U.S. Counties Influence Cancer Risk and Mortality

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.
15-Nov-2022 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Nicotine Pouch Sales Rising; Products with Highest Concentration Levels also Increasing, New Study Shows

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...
16-Nov-2022 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Study Shows Cancer Mortality Higher Among American Indian and Alaska Native Individuals; Colorectal Cancer Rapidly Increasing Before Age 50

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...
8-Nov-2022 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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New Study Shows Recently Diagnosed Adult Cancer Survivors at Higher Risk for Bone Fractures

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...
1-Nov-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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