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However, Black people and uninsured folks with cancer were not as likely to access care via telemedicine.
A new study finds that Medicaid expansion increases survival and reduces health disparities for newly diagnosed patients with cancer.
Women in rural vs. urban areas showed differences in colorectal cancer screening adherence and beliefs about cancer, health and screening.
Paxlovid and molnupiravir can reduce the risk of severe COVID-19, but they must be started within five days of symptom onset.
“If you have to drive four hours to see a doctor, you’re less likely to do it.”
Data between 2005 and 2019 reveal the decline in cervical screenings—and the most common reasons women listed for not receiving them.
People with lung cancer often face stigma. Researcher Jamie Studts explains how a new intervention aims to improve their quality of life.
High incidence of cases and low vaccination rates don’t fully capture why mortality rates are so much higher in rural areas.
From 1995 to 2016, hepatocellular carcinoma incidence in rural populations climbed by 218%.
“It is critically important to take action at the community level in order to meaningfully reduce colorectal cancer disparities."
“Cancer survivors need the expertise of someone who knows cancer and understands what is ‘normal’ for a cancer survivor.”
Rural Americans diagnosed with cancer are more likely to die from their conditions than are urban Americans.
Rates are also falling more among men than among women.
As a rural town grapples with the closure of its hospital, cancer patients try to continue their treatments in different locations.
Study findings underscore the need for uniform care and treatment.
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