American Cancer Society

Economic burden of cancer extends into survivorship

A new study finds the economic burden of cancer extends beyond diagnosis and treatment, and concludes that cancer survivors face thousands of dollars of excess medical expenses every year as well as excess ...

May 13, 2015
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Racial differences in male breast cancer outcomes

While black and white men under age 65 diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer received similar treatment, blacks had a 76% higher risk of death than whites, according to a new study. The study, published ...

May 04, 2015
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Cancer prevention efforts in the US a mixed bag

While there has been substantial progress in some cancer control efforts in the past several decades, like reductions in smoking and increased utilization of cancer screening, progress in some areas is lagging, according ...

Apr 01, 2015
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