Researchers Detect Inflammatory Breast Cancer Hot Spots In U.S.

Some areas in the United States have higher-than-average rates of inflammatory breast cancer cases, suggesting there may be social or environmental factors contributing to the prevalence of the disease in those communities, according to a study by researchers at Georgia State University School of Public Health.

“It is important to identify potential hot spots where… more »

Endoscopy Rates Rise After Medicare Changes, Data Analysis Shows

Use of endoscopic colorectal cancer screenings has increased following recent changes to government-subsidized health insurance for seniors, according to a study led by a researcher from the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

“This is great news,” the study stated, “because…overall utilization rates are low, and much improvement is needed in many… more »

Study: Where People Live Matters In Late Diagnosis Of Colorectal Cancer

In addition to a person’s race or ethnicity, where they live can matter in terms of whether they are diagnosed at a late stage for colorectal cancer, according to a recent study led by a researcher at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.

The study finds that cancer… more »