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Breast cancer mortality within the first five years after diagnosis has fallen to 5%.
Is it safe for breast cancer survivors to drink alcohol? No guidelines address the topic, but data from Kaiser Permanente offer insights.
Racial disparities in heart disease mortality are linked to factors such as poor access to health, low income and unemployment.
Black and Latino people diagnosed with multiple cancers had higher mortality than their white counterparts.
Neighborhood socioeconomic status and insurance were contributing factors, finds new research on Black cancer survivors.
Food insecurity and worry about paying for housing and other necessities were associated with higher mortality.
Cancer incidence dropped sharply in 2020, which is thought to reflect missed diagnoses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A one percentage point increase in the population with medical debt was associated with an increase in mortality for all malignancies.
However, those with a very low CD4 count have a substantially shorter life expectancy, emphasizing the need for prompt treatment.
Black cancer survivors also have a higher risk of death from heart disease, new study shows.
Jail incarceration was associated with increased cancer deaths for common cancers for white people, but not for Black people.
Study authors recommend programs to screen for loneliness among cancer survivors and to provide social support to those in need.
Although the nation made progress closing the gap between white and Black mortality from 1999 to 2011, COVID erased two decades of progress.
A study revealed the staggering number of Black Americans who have died since 1999.
However, deaths due to liver cancer in men and lung cancer in women are increasing in most countries.
Study findings suggest that quitting smoking can have lasting health benefits, even for those who develop lung cancer.
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