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New Study Finds 40-Percent of Cancer Cases and Almost Half of all Deaths in the U.S. Linked to Modifiable Risk Factors

A new study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society finds four in 10 cancer cases and about one-half of all cancer deaths in adults 30 years old and older in the United States could be attributed to modifiable risk factors, including...
9-Jul-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Finds Most Eligible U.S. Adults not Getting Screened for Lung Cancer

A new study led by American Cancer Society researchers shows less than one-in-five eligible individuals in the United States were up-to-date with recommended lung cancer screening. The screening uptake was much lower in persons without health...
5-Jun-2024 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Finds Underutilization of Early Palliative Care for Patients with Advanced Cancer Mostly Attributable to Provider and Organizational Characteristics

A new study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) shows despite considerable growth in early palliative care (PC) use, utilization among patients with advanced cancer remained low from 2010 to 2019.
1-Jun-2024 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Obesity at Time of Cancer Diagnosis Brings Higher Risk for Survivors for Second Cancer, new Study Finds

A new study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) shows that older adult cancer survivors with excess body weight at the time of their first cancer diagnosis are at higher risk of developing a second cancer, especially an...
1-Jun-2024 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Finds Regular Exercise Program Impacts Cancer Risk

A new, large study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) shows adults sticking to an exercise program of 15 or more metabolic equivalent hours (MET) of physical activity per week (300 or more minutes of moderate activity or 150 or...
1-Jun-2024 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Finds Increased Disparities in Cancer Survival by Health Insurance Status following Introduction of Immunotherapy Drugs

A new study led by researchers at the American Cancer Society (ACS) shows increased disparities in survival by health insurance status among individuals newly diagnosed with advanced cancers in the United States following the introduction of immune...
1-Jun-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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American Cancer Society and American Society of Clinical Oncology Unite to Create One of the Largest and Most Comprehensive Online Sources of Credible Cancer Information

The American Cancer Society (ACS) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) today announced an expanded collaboration to make it simpler for patients to find authoritative cancer information online. The partnership between ASCO, the...
1-Jun-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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American Cancer Society Releases Pioneering LGBTQ+ Cancer Report: Unique Stressors, Discrimination Likely Increase Cancer Risk

In a first-of-its-kind study, the American Cancer Society (ACS) today released “Cancer in People who Identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Gender-nonconforming (LGBTQ+)”. The article provides the latest statistics on the...
31-May-2024 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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