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Tennessee gets failing grade for tobacco policies

It says Tennessee is falling short when it comes to tobacco policy ... cancer incidents and cancer rates are down nationally but they're actually up in Tennessee," Emily Ogden, the Tennessee ... read more

Tennessee lags in cancer-fighting policies, report says

Tennessee lags most of the country in policies designed to fight ... red or yellow classifications — falling short or making progress, respectively — in 10 legislative categories from the American ... read more

Report: Florida falling short in cancer-fighting laws

When it comes to public policies that help fight cancer, Florida isn't doing so well, according to a report by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. The 14th annual "How Do You Measure Up ... read more

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Wyoming lagging behind on cancer prevention efforts, national group says

Wyoming was found to be “falling short ... pain policy and access to palliative care. That puts Wyoming in the bottom half of states for its cancer-fighting efforts, said Dawn Scott, the Wyoming ... read more


Inadequate cancer-fighting policies hurt New Mexicans

New Mexico is falling short when ... to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality, New Mexico measured up to policy recommendations in only one of the nine issue areas ranked. The report was released last ... read more

Prominent doctors aren’t disclosing their industry ties in medical journal studies. And journals are doing little to enforce their rules

RELATED: Financial ties that bind—Studies often fall short ... American Association for Cancer Research has warned authors that they face a three-year ban if they are found to have omitted a potential ... read more

New studies may make it easier to choose prostate cancer treatment

More than 1 million men worldwide are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year, most in developed countries. The American Cancer Society estimates that there ... and both types of radiation caused ... read more

Trump to Scrap Critical Health Care Subsidies, Hitting Obamacare Again

Chris Hansen, the president of the lobbying arm of the American Cancer Society, said the order ... be the potential expansion of short-term plans, which are exempt from Affordable Care Act ... read more

Hazardous health plans

Many people who believe they have adequate health insurance actually have coverage so riddled with loopholes, limits, exclusions, and gotchas that it won't come close to covering their expenses if ... read more

Amazing Teens 2019

Recently, Forest Hill High School's National Honor Society ... it mean to be American?," Luke North, a 17-year-old junior at Madison Central High School, focused on the Civil Rights Movement. He and ... read more

Why governments are selling Vitamin D short

The first real evidence for the cancer-fighting properties of vitamin D emerged in the ... deputy chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, said that “similar ‘signals’ regarding other ... read more



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