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A new study from the ACS indicates that the proportion of cancer deaths from cigarette smoking varies substantially by state, but is highest in the South where as many as 40% of cancer deaths in men are smoking-related.

Dr. Alan Blum and Cancer Network have partnered to assemble a four-part slideshow series addressing the history of America’s smoking pandemic. Part 4 highlights a period of further regulation on the tobacco industry, the advent of e-cigarettes, and more.

A new study has found that the price of older drugs increased more between 2010 and 2015 than that of newer drugs, with some having undergone dramatic price increases.

Former chairs of the USPSTF are questioning whether it may be time to alter the relationship between the USPSTF and determinations of preventive services coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Many patients who receive prescription drugs get them from dispensing physician practices. Since 2006, these dispensaries have participated as in-network providers for various Medicare Part D pharmacy networks; however, now physician dispensaries are in danger of being reclassified as out-of-network.

Cancer screening recommendations for organ transplant recipients are inconsistent across international clinical practice guidelines, according to a new study.

A new study found that 86% of NCCN guideline authors had at least one reported financial conflict of interest.


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