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Navigating the Benefits, Access to Palliative Care for Advanced Cancer
Palliative care can benefit patients with advanced cancer by integrating advanced care planning, pain and symptom management and counseling, among other aspects.
Cancer Statistics 2023
Suicide Risk Among Individuals Diagnosed with Cancer in the United States, 2000-2016
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 researchers stress increased attention and funding to identify reasons for this regional disparity in mortality and for rising incidence rates for all major genitourinary cancers including testicular and advanced-stage prostate cancers
Travel Time for Breast Cancer Screening Remains Long for Many Women in the U.S., New Study Shows
American Cancer Society researchers stress new programs to help geographic accessibility to cancer screening
New Study Shows Segregation in U.S. Counties Influence Cancer Risk and Mortality
Researchers at the American Cancer Society stress improving access to cancer care to reduce disparities in cancer outcomes
More than 16,000 Cancer Deaths Due to Complications from COVID-19 in 2020 in U.S., New Study Says
American Cancer Society researchers urge the development of care strategies for cancer patients with comorbid COVID-19 infection
Economic Loss from U.S. Cigarette Smoking Topped Almost $900 Billion in 2020, New Study Shows
American Cancer Society researchers encourage tobacco control efforts to help lower the prevalence of smoking and reduce economic loss
Continued Access to Fertility Preservation Critical for Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients, Following SCOTUS Decision
American Cancer Society researchers stressed ongoing monitoring of fertility preservation as part of cancer care due to recent Supreme Court decision overturning Roe vs. Wade
Historical Housing Discrimination Adversely Associated with Contemporary Colon Cancer Care and Outcomes, Study Shows
American Cancer Society led research to be presented at the 2022 ASCO Quality Symposium
New Study Shows Medicaid Expansion Associated with Increased Palliative Care Use for Cancer Patients diagnosed with Advanced Disease
New Research Shows Mortgage Discrimination is Adversely Associated with Receipt of Guideline-Concordant Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Care
Research Finds Food, Housing, Transportation Insecurity Associated with Disparities in Cancer Care and Patient Outcomes
American Cancer Society and paper authors unite to address social determinants of health and improve equitable cancer care and patient outcomes
New Study Shows Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Increase Risk of Cancer Mortality
American Cancer Society researchers recommend limiting sugar-sweetened beverages to decrease cancer risk
New Study Shows Patients Paying More Out-of-Pocket Costs for Cancer Care
American Cancer Society researchers stress the need for policy initiatives to help with financial hardship
How did the early COVID-19 pandemic affect cancer survivors?
Working-aged adults with and without a history of cancer reported healthier behaviors and steady health insurance status.
New Study Shows Two Million Life-Years Lost and $21 Billion in Lost Earnings Annually Due to Smoking Associated Cancer Deaths
American Cancer Society researchers report the life-years lost and lost earnings rates were substantially higher in states with weaker smoking policies
Study Finds Disparity in Premature Mortality is Widening by Education Level and Rurality but Narrowing by Race
American Cancer Society researchers stress the need for better access to quality health care, health care education, healthy food options, and positive decision-making
Study Shows Older Age and Smoking Most Important Risk Factors for Developing Any Cancer
The American Cancer Society stresses knowing these and other noted risk factors may help determine screening and prevention interventions
Study Shows Fewer People Tried to Quit Smoking During COVID-19 Pandemic
The American Cancer Society stresses the need to re-engage smokers in quit attempts with FDA-approved cessation treatments and behavioral counseling
New Study Shows Adults with Limited English Proficiency have Worse Access to Health Care and Cancer Prevention Services
The American Cancer Society stresses the need for improving access to health insurance coverage and system-level interventions.
New Report Underscores Importance of Health Insurance Status and Cancer Stage at Diagnosis and Survival
American Cancer Society researchers stress the need for better access to health insurance coverage to improve cancer care and outcomes.
Study Finds COVID-19 Pandemic Reduced Breast, Cervical, Colorectal Cancer Screenings by Millions in 2020
American Cancer Society researchers stress the need to improve access to cancer screenings, especially for minorities and lower-income populations.
Study Shows Public Perception of E-Cigarettes vs. Cigarettes Harms Changed Sharply During EVALI Epidemic and COVID-19 Pandemic
The American Cancer Society stresses the need for increasing effective public health communication and behavioral interventions.
National Navigation Roundtable publishes new supplement on the role patient navigation plays in improving patient outcomes
New Perspective Shows Higher Breast Cancer Mortality for Black Women Emerged 40 years ago
American Cancer Society researchers stress the need for equitable access to high-quality care.
New Report Shows Cancer Survivors Grew to 18 million in the US; More than Two-Thirds Aged 65 Years or Older
American Cancer Society researchers show racial disparities in cancer treatment and survival suggest large inequalities in access to care
Study Shows Children with Parental Cancer Have Increased Unmet Economic Needs in Food, Housing, and Transportation
New Report Shows COVID-19 Pandemic Increased Cancer-Related Deaths in the United States
New Study Shows Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Cardiovascular Mortality Among Cancer Survivors
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