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Women in U.S. can now collect their own sample for cervical cancer screening

May 20, 2024
HPV is the cause of virtually all cervical cancer, and HPV testing is the preferred screening method by the American Cancer Society in the United States.
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AACR: Video educates and connects men to prostate cancer screening options

April 22, 2024
Piloted by Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Community Outreach and Engagement team, the effort aims to reach diverse populations and address prostate cancer screening disparities...
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One in five people with cancer participate in medical research studies

April 15, 2024
Study sheds light on how policies can further increase access to and participation in cancer research.
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Radiation before mastectomy cuts time delays for reconstructive surgery in breast cancer patients

April 15, 2024
MD Anderson study is first in U.S. to show the benefits of changing treatment order, which include fewer operations and improved patient satisfaction.
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Study explores the future of at-home cancer treatment

April 9, 2024
A clinical trial from Keck Medicine of USC will investigate if immunotherapy administered at home can achieve the same outcomes as in-clinic therapy.
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Study shows improved outcomes in hospitals accredited for rectal cancer surgery

April 9, 2024
Facilities accredited by the American College of Surgeons National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer have lower mortality and complication rates for rectal cancer surgery...
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New study finds triple-negative breast cancer tumors with an increase in immune cells have lower risk of recurrence after surgery

April 8, 2024
TNBC represents about 15% of all breast cancers and is more common in younger people and in women of African American, Hispanic and Indian descent.
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Malpractice trends involving active surveillance across cancers

April 5, 2024
Monitoring patients’ condition or disease is increasingly considered an effective treatment strategy and does not appear to increase malpractice risk.
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10 facts about head & neck cancers

April 4, 2024
Head and neck cancer is the term used to describe a number of different malignant tumors that develop in or around the throat, larynx, nose, sinuses and mouth.
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Drug-pricing program improved prostate cancer treatment adherence

April 1, 2024
Patients from socially vulnerable areas were more likely to stick with oral medications when treated at a hospital participating in 340B program.
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Clinical trial results show immunotherapy’s potential in resectable esophageal and gastroesophageal junction cancers

April 1, 2024
Emerging method of surveillance using serial blood tests applied in monitoring response to treatment in stage II/III esophageal/gastroesophageal junction cancer treated using ...

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