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FDA Proposes Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

Cessation Program in Cancer Clinics May Reach More Tobacco Smokers

Low-burden, point-of-care program may increase access to and impact of treatment to assist tobacco cessation

Fear of Cancer Recurrence Prevalent in Patients

Recent Cancer Treatment Linked to Worse COVID-19 Outcomes

However, a history of cancer more than one year before COVID-19 diagnosis not tied to increased mortality or hospitalization

Incidence, Mortality of Subsequent Primary Cancers Up for AYA Survivors

Five-year survivors of adolescent and young adult cancers at higher risk for developing, dying from a new primary cancer

Use of Proton Beam Therapy for Newly Diagnosed Cancer on the Rise

Uptake of proton beam therapy for cancer treatment varies by clinical indication

Fear of Cancer Recurrence Prevalent in Patients

Racial Differences Seen for Use of Proton Beam Therapy

Disparities greatest most recently and for cancers for which PBT is the recommended radiation therapy modality

Non-O Blood Type Time-Dependent Predictor of VTE in Cancer

In patients with intermediate or low thrombotic risk tumor types, non-O blood type linked to increased VTE risk

Medical Financial Hardship Tied to Higher Mortality in Cancer Survivors

Health insurance coverage played critical role in this association for adults aged 64 years and younger

Young anxious worrying african american man looks desperately to bills

Most Cancer Centers Do Not Disclose Payer-Specific Prices

Median drug price markups across centers ranged from 120 to 630 percent

Parental Cancer Tied to Poorer Health Outcomes in Children

Higher school absenteeism, increased health care use, poorer mental health seen among children with a history of parental cancer