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Odds of Fair/Poor Health Up for Low-Income Cancer Survivors

Low-income survivors also have increased odds of not being able to see a doctor, reduced odds of having health insurance coverage

AACR Issues 12th Annual Cancer Progress Report

Accelerated decline in cancer mortality seen recently with a 2.3 percent decrease in cancer deaths each year from 2016 to 2019

Sugar-Sweetened Drink Intake Linked to Mortality From Some Cancers

SSBs associated with increased mortality for colorectal, kidney cancers, even after adjustment for BMI

Multicancer Early Detection Feasible for Outpatients

Specificity for MCED blood test using circulating tumor DNA is 99.1 percent, and positive predictive value is about 40 percent

OOP Costs for Cancer Treatments Increased From 2009 to 2016

Total costs increased for breast, lung, prostate cancer; OOP costs increased for these cancers and colorectal cancer

Biden Makes Another Push for Cancer Moonshot Initiative

President likened JFK's space race to his own effort to slash cancer rates by 50 percent in the next 25 years

More Adolescents and Young Adults Enrolled in Trials After Launch of NCTN

AYAs enrolled in trials increased from 9.5 to 14.0 percent after launch of National Clinical Trials Network

No Increased Cancer Risk Found for Children Born After Use of ART

But cancer risk up for children born after frozen-thawed embryo transfer versus fresh embryo transfer, spontaneous conception

ACS Issues Nutrition, Exercise Guidelines for Cancer Survivors

To improve long-term health and increase survival, survivors should avoid obesity, follow healthy eating pattern, engage in regular exercise

Increasing Level of Alcohol Intake May Raise Risk for Cancer

Reducing level of daily alcohol consumption or sustained quitting of alcohol linked to lower risk for alcohol-related and all cancers