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Breast Cancer Surgeon Points To Alarming Facts About Illness in African Americans
Augusta, GA – About 1 in 8 U-S women develop invasive breast cancer during their lifetime. The American Cancer Society estimates more than 40-thousand women will die from breast cancer this year. And of course…men can also fall victim to this illness. [...]
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One in two Americans have a musculoskeletal condition
The average annual cost per person for treatment of a musculoskeletal condition is $7,800. The estimated annual cost for medical care to treat all forms of arthritis and joint pain was $580.9 billion, which represented a 131 percent increase (in 2011 ... [...]
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One in two Americans have a musculoskeletal condition costing an estimated …
The average annual cost per person for treatment of a musculoskeletal condition is $7,800. The estimated annual cost for medical care to treat all forms of arthritis and joint pain was $580.9 billion, which represented a 131 percent increase (in 2011 ... [...]
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Indian Americans pioneering cancer research from herbal extracts
Curcumin, pepper, ginger, garlic have found their way into the labs of premier universities across the United States with Indian American scientists beginning to test natural products for treatment of cancer. ... Addanki P. Kumar, of University of ... [...]
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Legacy of mistrust among African Americans persists on cancer treatment
Mistrust toward breast cancer treatment and the health care system at large were expressed by African Americans who participated in Chicago focus groups, suggests new research led by an expert on the health of vulnerable populations at the Brown School ... [...]
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Many Older Americans May Get Unneeded Breast, Prostate Cancer Screenings
21, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Many older Americans are unnecessarily screened for breast and prostate cancer, which can lead to treatments they don't need, a new study contends. The practice may also be costing the U.S. health care system $1.2 billion a ... [...]
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ASCO GU 2016 Evaluating abiraterone responses in African Americans with …
In total 103 men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) were treated with abiraterone during the period of the study, including 24 African American men and 79 Caucasian men. Men had similar baseline age (61.8 years for African ... [...]
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