• New report estimates cancer prevalence in the U.S. and provides survivorship statistics

    1 day ago - By News Medical

    A new report led by researchers at the American Cancer Society in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute shows more than 18 million Americans (8.3 million males and 9.7 million females) with a history of cancer were living in the United States as of January 1, 2022, with a little over 12 million aged 65 years or older.
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  • As US obesity epidemic grows, new study shows who is gaining weight over the last decade

    1 day ago - By ScienceDaily

    Research looked at the long-term weight gain of more than 13,800 U.S. adults - a rare data point unearthed in obesity research. The study shows more than half of American adults gained 5% or more body weight over a 10-year period and more than a third of American adults gained 10% or more body weight. Just under a fifth gained 20% or more body weight.
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