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The Elephant in the Waiting Room

Gary H. Cohen | Posted 03.18.2014 | Impact
Gary H. Cohen

Amid the Obama administration's mismanagement of the electronic enrollment process in the health care marketplace and Republicans' obsessive calls for repealing the Affordable Care Act, neither party is addressing the fundamental flaw in the entire health care system -- we only know how to treat sick people.

REPORT: Aging U.S. Faces Crisis In Cancer Care

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 09.10.2013 | Fifty

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. is facing a crisis in how to deliver cancer care, as the baby boomers reach their tumor-prone years and doctors have a hard tim...

Cancer Control: 32 Steps You Can Take Now

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 06.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Here is your cancer control plan. Think of this as your cancer insurance policy. Practice prevention and take steps to ensure early detection.

Cancer in the Developing World: An Under-Prioritized Threat to Health and Development

Karl Hofmann | Posted 04.08.2013 | Impact
Karl Hofmann

Our collective global health work is not done; it is evolving, as it should, to bring new attention to the different burdens of disease in the parts of the world where all of us have a stake in reducing poverty, increasing productivity, saving lives and securing communities and societies.

Cancer Deaths Fall For African-American Men, But Disparities Remain: Study

Reuters | Posted 04.07.2013 | Black Voices

Feb 6 (Reuters) - Drops in smoking may have helped drive cancer death rates down among black men in the United States during the last decade, but th...

Cancer Risks Persist For African-Americans

Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

Good news: cancer incidence is declining for all Americans. Sobering and perplexing fact: African-Americans are more likely than white Americans to be...

Cancer In Latin America: Diagnoses Of Regional Leaders Highlight Growing Problem

The Huffington Post | Ray Sanchez | Posted 12.28.2011 | Latino Voices

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's thyroid cancer makes her the latest in a series of Latin American leaders to be diagnosed with cancer -- a re...

Catherine Pearson

Half Of Cancer Deaths Preventable: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 11.20.2011 | Healthy Living

According to a 2000 survey, Americans' worst fear is a cancer diagnosis. One out of every three women and one out of every two men will be diagnosed w...

Catherine Pearson

More Men Die Of Cancer Than Women: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.11.2011 | Healthy Living

Men have a higher incidence of cancer than women; now new research suggests they are also at greater risk of dying from it. The authors of a sweepi...

Cancer Death Rates Continue To Drop: Report

Posted 08.18.2011 | Healthy Living

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Cancer death rates are continuing to fall, but not all segments of the population are benefiting, the...

New Documents Show Increased Cancer Risk For Baby Boomers Afte Nuclear Testing

Politics Daily | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Even with a half century's hindsight, the U.S. government's willingness to risk the health of the nation's children seems somewhere between unfathomab...

Some Cancer Patients Turn To 'Coaches'

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The advice made her head spin: Have the lump removed. No, let them take the whole breast. Chemo? Radiation? Everyone seemed to have an opinion. "I ju...