Although premiums may lower over the long-term, many would face much higher out-of-pocket costs under the new plan.
Little-known malignancies are harder to diagnose and treat, and appear with far greater frequency in children and teens.
An increased number of cancers have been diagnosed early since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, according to a study.
Nine-point plan includes streamlining billing, reducing high facility fees, and reducing drug costs.
Computer-generated diagnoses may mislead patients or parents, research indicates.
Only twenty percent of Americans support repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), but overall opinions differ by political affiliation.
Skin cancers from ultraviolet light in tanning devices totaled $343.1 million in 2015 alone, researchers say.
Questions over potential bias in the activities of industry-supported patient advocacy groups spark the call for closer review and transparency.
First-in-class drugs are fast-tracked while follow-on drugs can take up to 15 years to be approved by the FDA.
Cancer mortality rates in the United States have dropped, according to a new ACS report.
Cancer registries are very valuable epidemiologic tools, but their global coverage varies.
More women tested for the BRCA genes but no corresponding increase in mastectomy rates
Researchers cite population aging and growth as a factor in rising cancer incidence.
Fewer people smoking, but cancer burden still high in the U.S.
A recent study examined the current economic burden attributable to vaccine-preventable diseases among U.S. adults.
The United States has remained near the bottom of the Bloomberg Health-Care Efficiency Index since its creation in 2012.
The model for the Affordable Care Act, the 2006 Massachusetts health care reform, was associated with increased resection rates and a reduced risk for emergency resection in patients with colorectal cancer.
Patient abuse of opioids costs the U.S. economy $78.5 billion a year, including the costs of health care, lost productivity, and treatment programs.
Inactivity boosts risk for falls, broken bones, serious disease, and early death, CDC warns.
Almost 15 percent of older adults surveyed used high-risk methods for obtaining prescription opioids, according to a recent study.
Improvement seen in all age levels, but millions still struggle with the cost of prescription drugs
Gains against cardiovascular disease, especially in Western Europe, is likely a cause for the shift.
Estimated rate of annual increase in obesity prevalence higher for adults with history of cancer
At the 2016 ASCO meeting, Vice President Joe Biden spoke about his vision for comprehensive data-sharing as part of the Cancer MoonShot initiative.
Funding, informatics system, clinical data capture, and European data protection legislation were considered the greatest barriers to effective data sharing.
More transparency regarding the costs of various treatment regimens in real time is needed to "choose wisely" for patients, providers, and payers.
Association occurred at arsenic concentrations below 2001 EPA maximum.
US cancer centers have dramatically increased their spending on advertising to promote their services, and the bulk of this spending was by for-profit organizations.
Health Care Reform Has No Impact on Role of Safety-Net Hospitals in Providing Care to Minority Patient PopulationsJuly 08, 2016
After implementation of health insurance reforms in Massachusetts that also expanded access to care to non-safety-net hospitals, researchers found that minority-serving hospitals are vital to providing care for these patient populations.
Likelihood of other chronic conditions will stress health care system in next two decades, as more patients with cancer live longer.
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- Multifaceted Role of the Nurse Navigator Includes Palliative, Supportive Care
- Patient Navigators Found to Boost Lung Cancer Screening Rates
- Lack of Transfusion Services a Barrier to Hospice Care for Patients With Blood Cancers
- Breast Cancer Overdiagnosis Also a Result of Screening Mammography Programs
- Use of Aspirin, NSAIDs Correlates with Improved Overall Survival in Colorectal Cancer
- Cancer Risk Not Increased by Childhood Exposure to Diagnostic Radiation
- Aspirin Use May Lower Breast Cancer Risk in Women with Diabetes
- Ethnic Differences, Cultural Barriers Negatively Impact Mammography Follow-up Among Asian Ethnic Groups
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