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Cancer Doesn’t Wait and Neither Should You

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Dr. Lisa Richardson talks with cancer survivor April Donaldson about the importance of screening during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read More >

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New Updates to the US Cancer Statistics Data Visualizations Tool

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The US Cancer Statistics Data Visualizations tool provides quick access to data for researchers, clinicians, policy makers, and public health professionals. New data have been added, and the tool’s layout has been redesigned to improve navigation, data-sharing options, and visual displays. Read More >

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The Cost of Cancer

The total patient economic burden associated with cancer care in 2019 was $21.09 billion. with dollar sign symbol

A cancer diagnosis can affect life in many ways, both for people with cancer and for their families. In addition to the many physical and emotional challenges, many people worry about how they will pay for treatment or what will happen if they aren’t able to work or need to change how they work. Recognizing these costs for individuals and for our society is an important part of understanding the true burden of cancer. Read More >

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State Cancer Registries Study COVID-19 in Patients and Survivors

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The early days of the COVID-19 pandemic made it hard for patients with cancer to get the care they needed. Doctor’s offices and treatment centers were closed. Appointments for routine tests, including cancer screening tests, were postponed. As a result, many people did not get cancer screening tests in 2020. Read More >

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Your Life, Your Lifestyle: How Men Can Lower Their Chance of Getting Cancer

Men, June is the time of year when our families and friends acknowledge how much they care for us. Father’s Day and Men’s Health Month are celebrated this month. This is a time when we should also focus on ourselves. Read More >

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