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Mar, 2021

Yearly Lung Cancer Scans Are Advised for People 50 and Over With Shorter Smoking Histories

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New advice from an influential panel will make more women and African-Americans eligible for CT scans, but some who need them most may not be able to afford them. By Denise Grady March 9, 2021Updated 3:33 p.m. ET New guidelines from medical experts will nearly double the number of people in the United States who are advised to have yearly CT scans to screen for lung cancer, and will include many more…

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Feb, 2021

Missing cancer cases a worrying pandemic trend

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Elizabeth PaynePublishing date:Feb 04, 2021  Fewer Canadians have been diagnosed with cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic compared with previous years. Far from being something to celebrate, it is part of a global trend that is raising alarm bells. Across Canada, diagnoses are down by around 16 per cent overall and as much as 25 per cent in some cancers, according to information compiled by the Canadian Cancer Survivor Network. In…

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