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  • Cancer Takes an Unequal Toll on Employment

    In a study of women with breast cancer in North Carolina, those who lived in rural areas or were black were more likely than urban white women to report negative changes in their employment.

    by Pamela Rafalow Grossman

  • First Ladies of Africa Issue Call to Address Cancer Crisis

    A coalition of wives of African leaders, originally dedicated to addressing HIV/AIDS, is now also taking on the growing problem of cancer.

    by Bradley D. Miller, PhD

  • HIV Can Worsen Cancer Treatment Outcomes

    People with HIV who develop certain cancers are more likely to die from them than patients without HIV—even if they receive similar treatment.

    by Jon Kelvey

  • Why Is the Rate of Uterine Cancer Rising?

    Uterine cancer incidence is increasing in the U.S., particularly in Hispanic, Asian and black women, but obesity may play a smaller role in this change than was previously assumed.

    by Ashley P. Taylor

  • Cancer Care on a Native American Reservation

    For the first time, people living in the Navajo Nation who are diagnosed with cancer can get treated for the disease without leaving tribal lands.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Risk Reduction, Clinical Trials Are Focus of Atlanta Community Event

    Cancer researchers, patient advocates and community members gathered for a public forum presented by the American Association for Cancer Research.

    by Kevin McLaughlin

  • Getting a Read on Cancer

    Cancer patients are increasingly receiving treatments guided by the molecular characteristics of their cancer cells. But patients may have unequal access to testing and targeted therapies.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Reinforcements for Cancer Research

    Scientific meeting emphasizes the importance of patient advocates in helping researchers to reduce cancer health disparities.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Does Medicaid Expansion Have an Impact?

    Analysis suggests states that opted for Medicaid expansion had higher use of hormone therapy for breast cancer patients.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Achieving Health Equality

    National Cancer Institute director Norman “Ned” Sharpless describes the challenge and opportunity of studying cancer disparities.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

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From the AACR

  • Targeting KRAS

    After decades of failed efforts to target the elusive KRAS, encouraging data suggest KRAS could finally be dethroned from the “undruggable” category.

  • New FDA Approval

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an ovarian cancer treatment based on new biomarker.

  • Advances in Lung Cancer Research and Treatment

    Lung cancer—one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States—is an area of intense research and clinical development.

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