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Quitting smoking even within two years before a lung cancer diagnosis improves survival.
The pandemic raises new concerns, but it may also lead to long-lasting improvements.
Current recommendations don’t accurately reflect the community most affected by this disease.
Mailing testing kits to people’s homes lowers costs and increases screening.
Women who are uninsured or can’t get regular medical care are more likely to miss out on lifesaving screening.
This new test could “play an important role” in screening people who are at risk for developing hepatocellular carcinoma.
Nearly one in four cancer patients have delayed care, including nonurgent surgery.
“It is critically important to take action at the community level in order to meaningfully reduce colorectal cancer disparities."
If you are experiencing back pain in conjunction with other symptoms, contact your primary health doctor.
All people ages 18 to 79 should be screened for hepatitis C virus at least once, regardless of risk factors.
Annual screenings cut mortality rates by 24% in men and 33% in women.
Individuals with any mental health disorder are 25% less likely to get screened.
“I remember thinking that the story would save lives,” writes Kristen Dahlgren. “I had no idea the life it would save would be my own."
Task force recommends BRCA screening for women at increased cancer risk
All adults in this age range should be screen for hepatitis C.
Former Rockette Jennifer Jones followed health guidelines and got a colonoscopy at age 50. Then she learned she had Stage III colon cancer.
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