The smallest percent of relative declines was seen in the Midwest and Appalachia, whereas the largest declines were seen in the South along the East Coast and southern border.
75.1% of cancer deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries, which account for 49.5% of economic cost.
Aggressive end-of-life care used more often by nursing home residents than community-dwelling residents aged 66 years or older
People with type 2 diabetes have increased colorectal, pancreatic, liver, and endometrial cancer mortality versus the general population.
Improving adherence to a healthy lifestyle was inversely associated with colorectal cancer risk.
The vast majority of cancers were diagnosed due to symptoms or other medical care.
At three years, the test identified more advanced precancerous lesions than expected.
A reduction was seen in the rate of one or more opioid days and in the rate of one or more pain-related hospital events.
An increased risk was seen for nonscreenable cancers.
The lower screening rates for cervical, breast and colorectal cancers suggest a “pattern of forgone care,” according to the researchers.
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