Latest Cancer: Misc. news

First States to Expand Medicaid Had Largest Bump in Cancer Screening

The first states to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act saw the largest increases in colorectal cancer screening from 2012 to 2016, according to a study published in the July issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Telerehabilitation Aids Function, Pain With Advanced Cancer

Collaborative telerehabilitation modestly improves function and pain while decreasing hospital length of stay and the need for postacute care in advanced cancer patients, according to a study published online April 4 in JAMA Oncology.

Population Mortality Affects Long-Term Follow-Up of AlloHCT

For older patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation, a considerable part of total nonrelapse mortality is attributable to population mortality, according to a study recently published in Leukemia.

Childhood Cancer Considerably Underdiagnosed Worldwide

There is considerable underdiagnosis of childhood cancer, especially in south Asia and areas of Africa, according to a study published online Feb. 26 in The Lancet Oncology.