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With Regular Screening, More Women Survive Breast Cancer

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.
29-Sep-2023 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Colorectal Cancer Patients in Sub-Saharan Africa Receiving Inadequate Care; Survival After Diagnosis Poor, New Study Shows

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...
5-Sep-2023 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month: Know the Warning Signs, When to Get Screened and Important New Treatments

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...
30-Aug-2023 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Shows Substantial Racial and Ethnic Disparities Among Survivors of Second Primary Cancers in the United States

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...
3-Aug-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Early-Stage Cancer Diagnoses Decreased Sharply in the U.S. During First Year of COVID-19 Pandemic; Underserved Greatly Affected

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...
31-Jul-2023 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Shows Black Cancer Survivors Face Increased Mortality From Heart Disease; Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status and Insurance Contributing Factors

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.
19-Jul-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Shows Medicaid Expansion Associated With Increase in Palliative Care for Patients With Advanced Cancers

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...
30-Jun-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Study Shows Children of Parents with Cancer History in US May be Vulnerable to Housing, Food and Financial Hardship

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...
20-Jun-2023 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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