The 2022-2024 edition of "Cancer Treatment & Survivorship Facts & Figures" is now available to help the public health community better met the unique needs of an expanding and diverse population of cancer survivors. The bottom line? The number of people living after a cancer diagnosis keeps rising, naturally due to population growth and aging, plus better treatment and early detection. And racial/ethnic disparities in cancer care persist.
ACS 2021 studies show how COVID-19 is affecting prevention efforts, expected cancer screening rates, treatment, quality-of-life, and research.
Nearly 30% of people who died within 1 month of being diagnosed with an incurable cancer got aggressive treatment that may have been ineffective, according to a new American Cancer Society (ACS) study. The study's lead author was Helmneh M. Sineshaw, MD, MPH, a principal scientist in health services at the ACS.
In the Spring of 2015, more than 35 of the nation’s leading cancer researchers joined an unprecedented effort to improve lung cancer treatment.