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How early detection and screenings can save lives

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Written by: Tehreem Khan From: uab.edu October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States after skin cancer. Helen Krontiras, M.D., professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine’s Department of Surgery and director of the …

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Cancer Screening Gaps Highlight Urgent Need to Address Health Inequities, According to NCCN Policy Summit

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s #NCCNPolicy Summit, featuring White House Moonshot Coordinator and representatives from CDC, NCI, and USPSTF, examines critical need for improvements in cancer prevention and early detection across the United States. Today, the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) hosted a policy summit to examine practice changes and trends in legislative and regulatory efforts that affect patient access to …