Screening in Rural Areas | Prevention in Primary Care | Leukemia in Babies, Cancer Information Highlights, 06/21/2023

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3-in-1 Approach Helps Women in Rural Areas Get Cancer Screenings
scene from small town   To help women in rural areas get up-to-date cancer screenings for breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers, researchers sent them tailored videos and scheduled follow-up calls with patient navigators.
Can Cancer Prevention Be Better Integrated into Primary Care?
primary care physician and patient   When it comes to cancer prevention, primary care doctors play a key role. But there are many barriers to blending cancer prevention with primary care. Researchers are trying to better understand those barriers and how to overcome them.
Immunotherapy Increases Survival for Infants with an Aggressive Type of Leukemia

Giving the immunotherapy blinatumomab (Blincyto) after standard chemotherapy greatly increased survival for infants with an aggressive form of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). If confirmed in larger studies, the treatment may become standard therapy for infants with this type of ALL.
Potential Warning Signs of Colorectal Cancer in Younger Adults

Researchers have found four warning signs that they believe may help find colorectal cancer early in younger adults. The symptoms are abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, diarrhea, and iron deficiency anemia.

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