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Plus: Study shows that cutting down on alcohol consumption can reduce cancer risk.
Thirty-five years post-cancer diagnosis, one in seven survivors developed new cancer and one in 16 survivors died from new cancer.
Research from ACS underscores the importance of health insurance and access to affordable care for adult cancer survivors.
Public health advocates have worked for years to address racial gaps in cancer outcomes by establishing programs like Body & Soul.
However, the study data were collected before booster vaccines were recommended for people with cancer.
ProPublica reports on emissions from U.S. BASF plants that elevate cancer risks for an estimated 1.5 million people.
Older individuals who smoke could also substantially reduce the risk of cancer death if they quit.
In the United States, the most common malignancies are expected to be breast cancer, melanoma, lung cancer and colorectal cancer.
People with head and neck cancer who are worried about the cost of treatment are about twice as likely to die as people who are not.
Cancer survivors who walk slowly are at greater risk of death compared with those who walk more briskly.
A meta-analysis of 18 studies found that late diagnosis and mortality were significantly higher among American women than African women.
The loss of a child appears to be a mortality risk factor for people diagnosed with cancer.
The study found that people who live in counties in the United States that experience persistent poverty are more likely to die from cancer
Longer delays were associated with worsening risk of death.
Patients whose surgery was performed by a very skilled surgeon saw their risk of death decrease by 70% over five years.
This association held true for people with or without a history of cancer.
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