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The Weekly: Obamacare, male breast cancer and more

November 13, 2020

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Obamacare Helped More Americans Spot Cancers Early: Study

Obamacare Helped More Americans Spot Cancers Early: Study

THURSDAY, November 12 (HealthDay News)—As the Affordable Care Act faces scrutiny once more from the U.S. Supreme Court, new research shows it may be helping to save American lives otherwise lost to cancer.

The study found that expansions of health insurance coverage through Medicaid — a feature of Obamacare — appeared tied to a rise in the number of cancers spotted via screening when they were still early in development. Cancers are much more treatable in their early stages.

In other news…


Key Justices Signal Support for Affordable Care Act
November 10, The New York Times


I’m a Male Breast Cancer Survivor. These Are the Symptoms That Led to My Diagnosis.
November 12, Prevention  


Are You at Risk for Pancreatic Cancer? Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Screening, Early Signs, and Treatment
November 11, Parade


How Exercise Might Affect Immunity to Lower Cancer Risk
November 11, The New York Times

 

Foundation news

Dr. Daniel Sullivan honored for leadership in quantitative imaging biomarkers

Dr. Daniel Sullivan honored for leadership in quantitative imaging biomarkers

This October, the Foundation honored Daniel C. Sullivan, M.D. with the James L. Mulshine, M.D. Leadership Award for his work in founding and chairing the Quantitative Imaging Biomarkers Alliance (QIBA). QIBA is committed to transforming patient care by making radiology a more quantitative science.

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