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Black, brown, and low-income communities are more likely to live in locations with sparse options for fresh, healthy dietary choices.
Leqembi and related care could cost Medicare up to $5 billion a year, making it one of the most expensive taxpayer-funded treatments.
Many Black women do not utilize annual screening mammograms despite acknowledging its importance in breast cancer detection.
Patients are tired of shocking medical bills they didn’t expect and can’t afford.
A more nuanced approach is recommended to avoid inequitable screening notification of breast density among racial and ethnic groups.
The new plan outlines federal actions to reduce the burden of sexually transmitted infections in the United States through 2025.
To increase efforts to recruit and nurture individuals from diverse backgrounds within scientific and clinical training environments
Researchers stress funding breast cancer research to include representation of racially and ethnically diverse populations
Manly barriers and promising access via mail-in tests for colorectal screenings.
WISDOM study expands to women as young as 30
Black people are more likely to be diagnosed with CRC at a younger age and a more advanced stage than white people.
Researchers stress the need for better access to health care, health care education, healthy food options and positive decision-making
Identifying these trends and disparities is just one step towards improved colorectal cancer care.
I feel like 500 years were added to my age when I got cancer, writes Warrior Megsie, adding: I have moments of joy, but they’re fleeting.
Public health advocates have worked for years to address racial gaps in cancer outcomes by establishing programs like Body & Soul.
Screening Black women for breast cancer starting at age 40 would decrease deaths by 57%.
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