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In AIDS-Related Lymphoma, Outcomes Worse With Hypoalbuminemia

AIDS-related lymphoma patients with hypoalbuminemia show worse overall survival, two-year progression-free survival

More Than 18 Million Cancer Survivors Living in U.S. as of Jan. 1, 2022

Considerable racial disparities seen in treatment, with surgery receipt lower for Black versus White patients with NSCLC

2015 to 2020 Saw Increase in HPV Vaccination Rates Among Teens

Larger increases in coverage seen among boys than girls, with narrowing of coverage gap

Women Remain Underrepresented in Clinical Trials

Gap seen in cardiovascular, psychiatry, and cancer trial participation versus national prevalence disease data

Maternal Deaths Up With Pregnancies Complicated by Cancer

U.S. prevalence of pregnancy complicated by cancer increased between 2016 and 2019

More African-Americans Screened for Lung Cancer With USPSTF 2021 Criteria

Expanding lung cancer screening criteria is step toward greater equity for high-risk populations

USPSTF Recommends Against Beta Carotene, Vitamin E Supplements

No benefit seen for cardiovascular disease, cancer prevention; evidence insufficient for assessing pros and cons of multivitamins

Dual Effect Identified for Arsenic in Carcinogenesis

Arsenic level in drinking water negatively associated with incidences of lymphoma, leukemia in men and women

Medicare Could Have Saved $3.6 Billion on Generic Drugs in 2020

Authors say Medicare could have saved up to $3.6 billion by purchasing generics at Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company prices