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Inconvenient Truths about Immunotherapy for Advanced Cancer

The limitations of immunotherapy are grossly understated including the fact that most patients with advanced cancers won't benefit from the drugs.
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CBD Has an Extremely Wide Range of Health Benefits

CBD is a non-psychoactive compound derived from Cannabis sativa. Studies are confirming its benefits in a variety of clinical conditions, including cancer, arthritis, and migraine.
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What Naked Mole-Rats Are Teaching Us About Human Life

It may seem far-fetched to think that studying naked mole-rats could have profound implications for human beings but, in fact, they have already taught us things that could help save lives and improve longevity.
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A Little Lump Or Bump On The Eyelid? Beware, It Could...

The eyelid area is a common area for non-melanoma skin cancers, such as basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma, accounting for about 5-10% of all skin cancers.
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Improving Cancer Care for All Americans

Cancer is policy agnostic—it doesn't wait while policymakers and legislators debate how best to reform the U.S. healthcare system. Whatever direction reform takes, it must put patients first.
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High Costs Force Cancer Patients to Skimp On Treatment

With new cancer drugs commonly priced at $100,000 a year or more, hundreds of thousands of cancer patients are delaying care, cutting their pills in half, or skipping drug treatment entirely.
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Why Screening 3-D Mammograms Should Be a Covered Benefit

A new screening technology for breast cancer, 3-D mammograms, improves early cancer detection and reduces false positives. However, many insurers are denying coverage for this test even though it is only slightly more expensive than traditional mammography.
3 Reasons Why the Cancer Rate is Declining in the U.S. (Adobe Stock)

3 Reasons Why the Cancer Rate is Declining in the U.S.

Deaths from cancer have declined 23% overall since the high recorded in 1991. As a result, an estimated 1.7 million cancer deaths were prevented. The drop in cancer deaths was driven by three factors.
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How One Foundation is Moving the Needle on Lung Cancer

The Addario Lung Cancer Foundation is a 4-star charity that has raised nearly $25 million with ~90% of the money going to fund novel research projects, patient education and lung cancer awareness programs.