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Enrolling Minorities in Cancer Clinical Trials6252A study finds that participation in clinical trials by African-Americans and Hispanics has declined over the last two decades.10/16/2017 6:14:14 PM18https://www.aacrfoundation.org/Science/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Science%20Stories/1709110A_MinClin_CanDisc_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Enrolling Minorities in Cancer Clinical TrialsA study finds that participation in clinical trials by African-Americans and Hispanics has declined over the last two decades.72
Treating Cancer Patients with Dementia6207Chemotherapy may improve survival for older colon cancer patients with dementia.10/16/2017 3:06:34 PM53https://www.aacrfoundation.org/Science/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Science%20Stories/1710017A_Dementia_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Treating Cancer Patients with DementiaChemotherapy may improve survival for older colon cancer patients with dementia.71
Assessing Gum Disease and Cancer Risk20976Study: Women with periodontal disease had higher risk of several cancer types.8/7/2017 1:11:19 PM221https://www.aacrfoundation.org/Science/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Science%20Stories/1707064_GumDisease_150x190_1.jpg" width="177" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Assessing Gum Disease and Cancer RiskStudy: Women with periodontal disease had higher risk of several cancer types.70
Easing Access to Cancer Clinical Trials20996Study showed that cancer patients were more likely to be approved for clinical trials after passage of the Affordable Care Act.7/28/2017 6:25:34 PM230https://www.aacrfoundation.org/Science/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/Science%20Stories/1707038_ACAClinTri_Headshot_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Easing Access to Cancer Clinical TrialsStudy showed that cancer patients were more likely to be approved for clinical trials after passage of the Affordable Care Act. 69
Secondhand Smoke: Impacting Cancer Survivors21025A new study found disparities in secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking adult cancer survivors. Those who had a smoking-related cancer and those who were socioeconomically disadvantaged had higher rates of exposure.6/30/2017 2:46:25 PM120https://www.aacrfoundation.org/Science/Pages/Forms/AllItems.aspxhtmlFalseaspx<img alt="" src="/PublishingImages/News/1706044_Smoke_150x190_1.jpg" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Secondhand Smoke: Impacting Cancer SurvivorsA new study found disparities in secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking adult cancer survivors. Those who had a smoking-related cancer and those who were socioeconomically disadvantaged had higher rates of exposure.68

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