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Cancer and the COVID-19 Disruption

Americans have postponed cancer screenings and other cancer care to avoid COVID-19 exposure, new data confirms. But they may inadvertently be trading one health risk for another.

Access Issues Linger for Cancer Patients

Twenty years after an international charter launched the first World Cancer Day, this year’s event allows advocates to reflect on what’s changed – and what hasn’t – in cancer care.

Innovation Spurs Need for Patient-Centered Cancer Care

Successfully fighting cancer with innovative treatments requires a patient-centered care approach, notes a new white paper from the Alliance for Patient Access’ Oncology Therapy Access Working Group. But for more people to do the same, policy needs to enable a more patient-centered approach to care.

Rare Disease Day: Why All Forms of Care Matter

Each year, on the last day of February, Rare Disease Day is celebrated across the globe to raise awareness for those who suffer from complex illnesses. This day is meant to highlight diseases that people continue to fight every day and to promote advancements that are being made to find cures.