Oncology & Cancer

Similar factors cause health disparities in cancer, COVID-19

Income level, employment, housing location, medical insurance, education, tobacco and alcohol use, diet and obesity, access to medical care. These are some of the factors causing worse cancer outcomes in people who are Black.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Q and A: Spotting, perimenopause and menopause

Dear Mayo Clinic: I am 52 and recently had gone 10 months without a period, so I had assumed I was in menopause. But, over the past three months, I've noticed some light spotting. Does this mean I'm not in menopause? How ...

Oncology & Cancer

Prostate cancer pathology not worse with delayed surgery

(HealthDay)—Among men with clinically localized high-risk prostate adenocarcinoma undergoing radical prostatectomy, surgical delay time (SDT) is not associated with a higher risk for adverse pathological features or with ...

Oncology & Cancer

The impact of COVID-19 on cancer

The National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI), Cancer Research UK (CRUK) and Public Health England's National Disease Registration Service (PHE NCRAS) hosted a Cancer/COVID-19 Research Summit with researchers from different ...

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