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Progress in early screening and diagnostics for lung cancer, plus smoking cessation programs to help reduce health disparities
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force updated its breast cancer screening recommendations.
The USPSTF notes an increase in breast cancer diagnoses in younger women — particularly in Black women. Here’s more insight.
New agreement ensures coverage of prevention services for now, a move applauded by patient groups for those with cancer, HIV and more.
A Texas judge had struck down mandatory coverage of much preventive care, including cancer and diabetes screenings and PrEP.
While applauding an updated guide to start mammograms at age 40, the American Cancer Society also weighs whether to screen after 75.
This ruling will affect millions and erect barriers to care, say patient advocacy groups representing those with cancer, HIV and more.
The Texas ruling builds on a case in which a plaintiff objected, on religious grounds, to providing free HIV prevention PrEP to employees.
Are the costs of screenings and the potential harms of overdiagnosis justified by the number of lives that could be lost to melanoma?
Data between 2005 and 2019 reveal the decline in cervical screenings—and the most common reasons women listed for not receiving them.
The revised 2021 recommendations might not dramatically improve access to screening for minorities.
The update ensures that more minorities and women with lighter smoking histories now qualify for screening.
Nearly a quarter of women met the criteria for counseling based on their personal or family history.
Screenings for colorectal, cervical and breast cancer are commonly given well past the recommended ages.
A recent study analyzed the annual diagnosis rate of metastatic prostate cancer in men 50 and older.
All adults in this age range should be screen for hepatitis C.
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