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The federal government’s extra funding for states that kept people on Medicaid will end in the coming months.
The Health Equity Report Card will help tackle racial and ethnic disparities and improve the quality and equity of cancer care.
In most countries, breast cancer is the first or second leading cause of cancer deaths among women.
Terrance Mayes and Loretta Erhunmwunsee are the new leaders of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Forum on Equity.
At least 11 people have died from COVID-19 while in ICE custody, but advocates say that may be an underestimate.
Targeted emissions reductions could reduce these pollution disparities, which likely contribute to health disparities.
Black Americans are at greater risk for serious illnesses but are less likely to receive care that can make these diseases less painful.
Chadwick Boseman, star of the original “Black Panther,” died of colorectal cancer in 2020 at the age of 43.
California bans the sale of menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products; South Dakota extends access to Medicaid.
Many people with long COVID are falling through the cracks of a system that was difficult to navigate even before the pandemic.
Black patients with ovarian cancer were less likely than their white counterparts to be treated according to NCCN guidelines.
Women were more likely to feel they had to “prove” their symptoms
The unique cells taken from Henrietta Lacks allowed for breakthroughs in vaccines and drugs. She died of cervical cancer in 1951.
Starting January 1, 2023, more Californians will have access to cancer care and services, such as genome testing and clinical trials.
Expert panel recommends complementary approaches including acupuncture, yoga and massage, but more research is needed.
Three research papers associate housing, transportation and food insecurity with disparities in cancer care and patient outcomes.
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