The Weekly: Cancer in uninsured often diagnosed at advanced stage, Biden’s Cancer Panel appointees and more

Published on July 15, 2022

Updated on August 30, 2022

Feature Story

Cancer in Uninsured Often Diagnosed at More Advanced, Lethal Stage

THURSDAY, July 14 (U.S. News & World Report) — Not having health insurance can be deadly if cancer strikes: a new study shows that people without it are significantly more likely to be diagnosed with late-stage cancers and face lower survival rates than their insured peers.

The difference particularly marked for six cancers — prostate, colon, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, oral cavity, liver and esophagus — where uninsured individuals diagnosed with stage 1 disease fared worse than insured people diagnosed with stage 2 disease. 


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