PHOENIX (AP) — A bill signed into law by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday requires health insurers and the state's Medicaid plan to pay for so-called “biomarker tests” that are needed for many modern cancer treatments.
The NFL is launching its “Crucial Catch” initiative this month, and it is concentrating on people getting screened to catch cancer early when it may be easier to treat.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on screening, with some cancer screenings declining by 90%.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Jack Nicklaus pulled into circle drive at The Breakers and couldn't make it 25 feet to the door without being stopped for a handshake, a greeting, a photo...
Back-to-school time means making sure students are up-to-date on vaccinations. This year parents of adolescents likely will hear more about one shot sequence in particular – the HPV vaccine.
HPV is short for human papillomavirus, which can cause cancer in men and women.
Early detection is the key when it comes to battling most cancers. But with colorectal cancer, timely screenings could actually prevent cancer from developing.
It’s one of the reasons the American Cancer Society recently lowered the recommended screening age for those at average risk for colon cancer from 50 to 45 — a decision applauded by local doctors.