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Lack of physical activity and sitting more than eight hours a day was associated with a higher risk for death.
Prostate cancer, breast cancer and disparities noted as areas of concern.
Women residing in locations with historic housing discrimination have lower breast cancer survival rates.
Screening Black women for breast cancer starting at age 40 would decrease deaths by 57%.
Excess deaths by population were three to four times higher among Black and American Indian men and women.
Identifying and caring for these children is a necessary and urgent part of the pandemic response.
The findings underscore the need for policies to expand vaccine administration, especially for low-income and minority populations.
But incidence rates continue to increase in women, children and adolescents and young adults, the Annual Report to the Nation finds.
The guaiac fecal occult blood test (gFOBT), done every one or two years, was particularly effective at reducing colorectal cancer in men.
Higher rates of anxiety and depression are associated with higher mortality risk among women with ovarian cancer.
The decrease is largely due to improved lung cancer treatment, but the impact of COVID-19 is not yet known.
Data show that 1 in 5 men and women worldwide develop cancer during their lifetime, and 1 in 8 men and 1 in 11 women die from the disease.
It can take a few weeks before declines in hospitalizations and deaths follow a drop in new COVID-19 cases.
Findings call for implementation of policies and cancer control efforts to reduce alcohol consumption.
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