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For the first time, gay and bi men who don’t inject drugs accounted for less than half of new cases in San Francisco.
Plus: Study shows that cutting down on alcohol consumption can reduce cancer risk.
The pandemic also disrupted medical care and had an indirect effect on other causes of death.
Thirty-five years post-cancer diagnosis, one in seven survivors developed new cancer and one in 16 survivors died from new cancer.
Viral hepatitis is linked to adverse outcomes in pregnant people, underscoring the need for hepatitis B and C screening.
Prostate cancer, breast cancer and disparities noted as areas of concern.
Women residing in locations with historic housing discrimination have lower breast cancer survival rates.
Screening Black women for breast cancer starting at age 40 would decrease deaths by 57%.
Vaccines also prevented 100,000 hospitalizations and 39,000 deaths in this population.
Excess deaths by population were three to four times higher among Black and American Indian men and women.
Despite effective treatment, Black women continue to bear the brunt of HIV mortality.
Identifying and caring for these children is a necessary and urgent part of the pandemic response.
In theory, human life span has no limit.
The findings underscore the need for policies to expand vaccine administration, especially for low-income and minority populations.
People under 50 who were cured of hepatitis C were at comparable risk to the general population.
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