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The latest Cancer Disparities Report finds that disparities by socioeconomic status within each race are larger than disparities by race.
Cancer patients in rural areas, socioeconomically deprived areas and the South had less access to palliative care physicians.
70% of breast cancer patients in rural settings changed their cancer care plans based on genetic test results.
New immunotherapies improve outcomes, but access to care and clinical trials for many still lags, notes an AACR cancer report. [VIDEO]
For those living in remote areas, higher prices can put medical care further out of reach.
Designation, new research program and update to NIH mission will help ensure inclusion of people with disabilities.
Medicaid and CHIP, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, covered 47% of children and 18% of adults in small towns and rural areas.
The state has the lowest proportion of teens who have received the cancer-preventing HPV vaccine.
These individuals work to ensure fair opportunities to prevent, treat and survive cancer.
Cancer screening tests can help save lives. But rural residents face multiple challenges when it comes to screening.
Plus: Watch two videos from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society that explain why diversity in clinical trials is so important.
“Where you live should not impact whether you live,” said the National Comprehensive Cancer Network CEO at its policy summit.
A lack of local providers knowledgeable in trans care can mean long drives to gender-affirming clinics in metropolitan areas.
The patient-driven Metastatic Prostate Cancer Research Project releases its first report.
Rural cancer patients in the Mountain West are the focus of a grant to Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute to expand patient navigation.
Many cancer patients eligible for CAR-T therapy must live away from home for several months while they complete treatment.
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