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Routine Cancer Screenings Declined Significantly at Start of Pandemic

However, mammography and colonoscopy rates rebounded substantially by the end of July

CDC Panel Says It Needs More Time to Study J&J Vaccine Clotting Cases

Advisers to the CDC say they do not have enough information or time to recommend how to proceed and they will meet again within 10 days

AACR: Ovarian Cancer Patients at Higher Risk for Mental Illness

Increased risks for anxiety, depression, adjustment disorder especially high during first two years after diagnosis

Many Older Adults Unaware of Potential Side Effects for New Rx

Physicians should spend more time discussing possible side effects of a newly prescribed medication during the office visit, authors say

Socioeconomic Deprivation Linked to Worse Survival in Cancer Trials

Overall, progression-free, and cancer-specific survival worse for participants from areas with highest socioeconomic deprivation

Life Expectancy Down for Those Without a College Degree

However, racial differences in life expectancy are narrowing

COVID-19 Antibodies Found in One in Five U.S. Blood Donations

Percentage of donations with antibodies has risen steadily over time, according to the Red Cross

Immediate Start of ART for HIV May Impact 10-Year Risk for Cancer

Deferral of antiretroviral therapy may lead to small increase in risk for AIDS-defining cancer

Pooled Analysis Shows Men Have Higher Mortality Than Women

Effect size varies across countries; smoking and cardiovascular disease substantially attenuate effect size

COVID-19 Impacting Caregivers of Children With Cancer

Changes to medical care, financial disruptions, and emotional distress reported