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Quality Improvement Initiative Boosts Early HPV Vaccine Rates

Findings show significant increases across racial/ethnic, sociodemographic, insurance, and geographic groups

Oldest Adults With Acute Myeloid Leukemia Benefit From Venetoclax

Octogenarians and nonagenarians can be treated successfully with VEN-HMA

For Women With Obesity, Risk for Breast Cancer Drops After Bariatric Surgery

Surgical treatment benefit greatest in women with baseline insulin levels above the median

Plant-Based Diets Tied to Long-Term Health Benefits

Benefits include better cardiometabolic risk profile, as well as lower mortality

Non-Hispanic Black Melanoma Patients Present With Advanced Disease

T category and stage at presentation higher for non-Hispanic Black patients

AACR Delivers Report on Disparities in Cancer Progress

Black and Indigenous individuals have higher overall cancer death rates, despite having lower cancer incidence rates

FDA Approves First Self-Test Collection Kit for HPV

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, May 15, 2024 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a kit that will allow...

DDW: 1999 to 2020 Saw Rise in Incidence of Colorectal Cancer in People Under...

Increases of 333 percent in teens aged 15 to 19 years, 185 percent in those aged 20 to 24 years, 45 percent in those aged 40 to 44 years

Physicians With Disabilities May Experience Depersonalization

However, they are not more likely to experience emotional exhaustion

Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity Independently Linked to Breast Cancer

Analyses show independent and distinct associations with breast cancer subtypes and mortality