Oncology & Cancer

Study reports racial disparities for gastrointestinal surgery

African-American adult patients are more likely than white patients to receive substandard gastrointestinal cancer surgery, according a large study led by researchers at Yale Cancer Center. The findings are reported today ...

Oncology & Cancer

Housing insecurity high among cancer survivors

High housing costs, frequent moves and homelessness are higher among cancer survivors and can negatively affect their long-term care, according to a new study by researchers at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University.

Oncology & Cancer

2021 USPSTF lung cancer screening criteria expand eligibility

(HealthDay)—The 2021 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) criteria for lung cancer screening increase eligibility compared with earlier screening criteria, with reduced racial disparity, according to a study published ...

Oncology & Cancer

COVID-19 booster shot helps vast majority of cancer patients

Most cancer patients who had no measurable immune response after being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 were helped by a third vaccine dose, according to a new study by investigators at the Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center ...

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