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We Are Winning This War!

Margaret Tempero

in breast, prostate, and lung cancers, and the decline has been steady and continuous since. The reasons for these declines vary by disease, of course. In lung cancer, the declines were primarily driven by tobacco control and early detection. In

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Library of NCCN Guidelines. Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States and the world; guidance on using effective screening tools for early detection can assist in the effort to decrease mortality rates

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Library of NCCN Guidelines App . Early detection and prompt treatment can make a big difference in improving outcomes for ampullary tumors, which occur around a small opening at the junction of the duodenum, bile duct, and pancreatic duct. Ampullary

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The Abu Dhabi Declaration: Why the Hustle?

Hamdy A. Azim, Abdul-Rahman Jazieh, and Mohammad Jahanzeb

, and Australia, people have a higher risk of developing skin cancer because they have fair skin, a characteristic that is uncommonly witnessed in other regions. Although guidelines for prevention and early detection of skin cancer are needed in these

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Managing the Fruits of Our Success

Margaret Tempero

this, as it represents the fruits of research labor in prevention (tobacco control), early detection (especially in colorectal cancer), and treatment (especially in breast cancer). Death rates can drop for 2 primary reasons: more true cures and longer

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Your Genes: Getting the Best Fit

Margaret Tempero

other family members who, if found to be carriers, could tailor their screening to improve the chance for early detection. And of course, testing now has important implications for the patient. We now have new treatment options, such as PARP inhibitors

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When It's Really Good, We Know It!

Margaret Tempero

understood. And until now, the primary importance of knowing who carried pathologic germline mutations was for screening and early detection, not disease management. The success of checkpoint inhibitors (antibodies to CTLA-4, PD-1, or PD-L1) has been

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HSR22-136: Productivity Loss Associated With Late Versus Early Stage Cancer Diagnosis

Ze Cong, Oth Tran, James Nelson, Monica Silver, and Karen Chung

. CONCLUSION : Productivity loss is an important component of cancer burden. Employees dx’d with late stage cancer missed more than double the number of days from work vs pts with early stage cancers. Earlier detection of cancer may reduce productivity loss

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and adversely affect Medicare beneficiaries, Medicare, and the US healthcare system as a whole. With access to more early detection, individuals would be able to detect cancer earlier when it is more easily treated, better understand their personal

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EPR22-109: Cancer Incidence in Immunocompromised Patients

Sabrina Ilham, Connor Willis, Kibum Kim, Karen Chung, Brenda Wood, Malinda Tan, Danielle Nguyen, Diana Brixner, and David Stenehjem

significantly increased risk of CA was observed among PID/SID and SOT/HSCT pts compared to TNF-i pts. Age ≥50 yrs, male gender, and CCI score of ≥6 were additional factors impacting CA risk and can inform early detection strategies. Table 1: Risk Factors