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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – A new study says colon cancer screenings for Medicaid patients in Kentucky have increased 230% since the state expanded its Medicaid program under former President Barack Obama’s signature health care law. A study by the University of Kentucky published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons found while the… Read More
Pancreatic cancer has low survival rates, but Trebek stayed positive and joked about his three-year hosting obligation under his contract.
Cancer death rates remain high for some groups of people, including African-Americans, despite general gains made in recent decades. The American Cancer Society has ideas about reducing the gaps.
A nonalcoholic brew joins the growing market to help chemo patients overcome the changes in their palates that make food unappealing. And it just might help them feel better, too.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – The WVU Cancer Institute says it’s expanding to meet the demand for treatment in West Virginia, planning to recruit 38 new specialists by 2020 and increase space for patient care. Dr. Richard Goldberg, institute director, says cancer outcomes in Monongalia County, where the institute is located, are excellent but they’re not… Read More