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Medicare Advantage beneficiaries were 1.06 times more likely to receive mammography compared with fee-for-service (FFS) beneficiaries. FFS providers were less likely to recommend mammograms to racial/ethnic groups.
A 23% drop in cancer deaths in the United States between 1991 and 2012—which translates into 1.7 million lives saved—was the result of successful cancer prevention, screening, and treatments, says a new report published by the American Cancer Society.
Oral chemotherapy ensured improved quality of life for a young, stage 3 pancreatic cancer patient.
The advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, is working across the country to pass and implement strong oral chemotherapy fairness laws to help ensure cancer patients have access to the recommended course of treatment without added out-of-pocket costs based on how their drug is administered.
The workgroup that generated the guideline included experts in primary care, gynecology, surgical oncology, medical oncology, radiation oncology, and nursing, along with a cancer survivor who provided a patient perspective.

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