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A prospective study assessing the outcomes of a cohort of participants in the CALGB 89803 study determined the effect of following the American Cancer Society guidelines on survival for persons with colon cancer.
ASCO endorses ACS head and neck survivorship care guideline, which supports health promotion, especially regarding tobacco cessation and dental care.
Cancer mortality rates in the United States have dropped, according to a new ACS report.
The cancer death rate has dropped by 23% since its peak in 1991, averting more than 1.7 million cancer deaths through 2012, with advances in cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment a part of this rate decline.
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has released its second in a series of cancer survivorship care guidelines.
A 22% decline in cancer mortality over two decades led to the avoidance of more than 1.5 million cancer deaths that would have occurred if peak rates had continued, according to the American Cancer Society.
The number of cancer survivors in the United States, currently estimated at 14.5 million, will grow to almost 19 million by 2024, according to an updated report by the American Cancer Society.
The American Cancer Society (ACS) has published its latest annual report on cancer incidence and mortality, and the news is good.
A new report from the American Cancer Society outlines the progress made and challenges that remain in fighting childhood cancer.
Clinicians should recommend annual lung cancer screening with low-dose CT for certain high-risk patients, according to new American Cancer Society screening guidelines.
Sibling relationships are important to children with cancer. Special efforts should be taken to maintain sibling involvement in the child's life.
Patient information on coping with the emotional toll of cancer, making treatment decisions, dietary and nutritional needs, and survivorship care
The ruling preserves vital provisions that are already improving the ability of people with cancer to access needed care.
CT colonography can accurately detect adenomas 10 mm or larger in patients who did not undergo laxative-induced bowel cleansing before the procedure.
Annual lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography may benefit some smokers, but uncertainty exists as to the harms of screening.
Overall US cancer death rates have continued to decline since the early 1990s, but excess weight and lack of sufficient activity contribute to the increased incidence of many cancers.
Provocative evidence indicates that daily aspirin at doses of 75 mg and above might lower overall cancer incidence and overall cancer mortality.
American Cancer Society guidelines discuss best clinical practice for continuum of cancer care.
These resources highlight several in-depth online booklets for patients that explain cancer clinical trials.
The American Cancer Society has updated its 2006 guidelines on nutrition and physical activity for cancer prevention.
Concerted efforts to prevent or detect colorectal cancer at earlier stages in black patients could improve the worsening black-white disparities uncovered in a recent analysis.
Cancer incidence rates in men declined by 0.6% per year and remained stable in women and cancer mortality fell by 1.8% per year for men and by 1.6% per year for women between 2004 and 2008.
Postmenopausal women who have gained weight in adulthood are at greater risk of developing endometrial cancer than are women who maintain a stable weight, indicates a recent study.
Revised recommendations for prostate cancer screening have been released by the American Cancer Society (ACS), offering clearer guidance on informed decision-making (IDM).
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