Celebrating those who strive to overcome disparities in cancer care to bring quality services to their patients, the Cancer Community Awards, sponsored by AstraZeneca, created the Catalyst for Equity Award. We spoke with Dr. Anne Marie Murphy, executive director of Equal Hope and winner of the award in 2021, to learn more about what’s happened since her organization received the award.
And how does the risk compare with inhaling smoke from cigarettes?
The complicated nature of cancer cluster investigations.
Celebrating those who are making a patient’s experience as easy as possible during an extraordinarily difficult time, the Cancer Community Awards, sponsored by AstraZeneca, presents an individual or organization with a Catalyst for Care Award. We spoke with the 2021 winner, Unite for HER’s founder and CEO, Sue Weldon, to hear more about what’s happened since her organization received the award.
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Here’s what the experts say.
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The move would be an effort to further wean Americans from addictive tobacco products and reduce smoking-related illnesses.
The tests screen for cancers that often go undetected, but they are expensive and some experts worry they could lead to unnecessary treatments without saving patients’ lives.
A new study found that older adults who ate more fish were more likely to develop melanoma, but experts urged caution when interpreting the findings.
Researchers found that subjects who underwent weight loss surgery also showed a sharp decrease in their likelihood of dying from cancer.
Many U.S. hospitals are postponing scans used to diagnose diseases after a Covid lockdown in China hobbled the main U.S. supplier of an imaging chemical.
Mutual complaint can be stabilizing.
A 5-year-old Ukrainian girl with a brain tumor was one of several children brought for treatment in the United States after their country was invaded by Russia.
Two new studies of millions of people around the world suggest that doctors should be thinking more about cancer patients’ mental health, experts said.
The move follows recalls of other medications found to have higher levels of potential carcinogens.
Before I go, I want to highlight the breathtaking evolution in health advice that has occurred since I joined The Times in 1965.
Is Illumina, a gene-sequencing powerhouse, trying to speed innovation in the field of cancer blood tests or thwart it with an acquisition?
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on what people owe long-term domestic workers.
Two early recipients of CAR T immunotherapy were free of a blood cancer nearly a decade after receiving the therapy.
The president aims to revive the cancer “moonshot” program he headed as vice president.
Getting diagnosed with a breast cancer gene mutation at 32 was a gift, but left room for disappointment too.
Finding hope in the darkness of cancer, Covid and Colleyville.
Nadia Popovici wrote a message on her phone, with “mole,” “cancer” and “doctor” in bright-red type to get the attention of Brian Hamilton, an assistant equipment manager for the Vancouver Canucks.
Cancer is a sad fact of life, as nearly 40 percent of people are diagnosed with it at some point in their lives. But humans aren’t alone in this. Many different species can also develop the disease—some more often than others. By studying these species and their habits and natural defenses (or lack thereof), we can learn new ways to combat the disease.
New research that involves a comprehensive survey of cancer shows that many mammals can indeed get cancer. To gain insight into this, the team looked at records for 110,148 animals from 191 species that died in zoos. The data came from Species360, an international non-profit that collects and unifies this kind of data from zoos across the world, according to Orsolya Vincze, a research fellow at the Centre for Ecological Research in Hungary and one of the paper’s authors.
Using the data gathered by the organization, the research team could “collect information on what the animals died of,” she told Ars.
It’s a time to reflect — and to remember we’re loved.
A new clinic focuses on patients left grappling with the aftermath of treatment in ways that are rarely appreciated by doctors.
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By tracking every cell in an organism, scientists are working out why certain cancer treatments fail, which could lead to improved medicine.
More than 46,000 cancers in America each year, or about 3 percent of cases, could be prevented by meeting physical activity guidelines.
Almost a year ago to the day, the elite runner Tommy Rivers Puzey learned to sit up in a bed again. On Sunday, he attempted the New York City Marathon.
Most Americans don’t like this disruptive ritual — but they’re split about which side of the clock-switching system they prefer.
DuPont factories pumped dangerous substances into the environment. The company and its offspring have gone to great lengths to dodge responsibility.
Deaths among people who have been fully vaccinated remain rare, but older adults and those with compromised immune systems are at much higher risk.
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