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HDHPs Up Disparities in Access to Care Among Cancer Survivors

Cost barriers increased for blacks, with 22.8 percent reporting they skipped medications to save money

Roughly 2 Million Americans Buy Prescriptions From Outside the Country

Patient education, stringent quality control measures necessary to ensure safe purchases

Mortality Risk Down With Meeting Recommended Exercise Levels

Larger survival benefits seen for those who engaged in both muscle strengthening, aerobic activity

Medicaid Expansion Linked to Drop in Uninsured With Breast Cancer

Significant reductions in uninsured patients, in advanced-stage disease, especially in African-Americans

Artificial Intelligence Provides Benefit for Cervical Cancer Screening

Automated dual-stained slide evaluation reduces number of colposcopies versus current standards

Genetic Tests May Differ in Their Interpretation of Certain Variants

11 percent of interpretations were different for TP53 gene; difference can impact management

June 2020 Briefing – Hematology & Oncology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Hematology & Oncology for June 2020. This roundup includes...

American Association for Cancer Research, June 22-24

The American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2020 The American Association for Cancer Research held a second virtual meeting as part of their annual...

Good Diet May Cut Toxicity Risk in Treatment of Pediatric ALL

Greater intake of foods rich in antioxidants tied to lower rates of infection, mucositis during treatment

Global Burden of Thyroid Cancer Is Increasing

Burden higher among women, Southern and Eastern Asia, with one-third of cases in wealthy nations