Cancer

Money ills add to cancer struggle

One in five cancer patients could be experiencing financial difficulties because of their care needs, according to new research published in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship.

Autism spectrum disorders

Estimated 2.5 percent of U.S. children diagnosed with autism

(HealthDay)—The prevalence of parent-reported autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is estimated at 2.5 percent among U.S. children aged 3 to 17 years, according to a study published online Nov. 26 in Pediatrics.

Autism spectrum disorders

How many kids have autism? US government measures three ways

How many American children have autism? The U.S. government answers that question at least three different ways and says the latest estimate—1 in 40 kids—doesn't necessarily mean the numbers are rising.

Cancer

Many women have not heard of ovarian cancer before Dx

(HealthDay)—Many women are not knowledgeable about ovarian cancer before diagnosis despite most women experiencing prediagnosis symptoms, according to a report published online Oct. 18 by the World Ovarian Cancer Coalition.

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