Prevention

Improvements in Accessibility to Cancer Screenings Are Needed for Individuals With Disabilities

November 02, 2022

It is imperative that nurses and other health care professionals not only recognize the disparities in preventive screenings but become part of the solution. Early detection and cancer treatment must be accessible for those with disabilities, as it can help save lives.

Updates in Lung Cancer Screening Criteria Increase African American Patient Participation

July 06, 2022

The expansion of screening criteria is an important step in decreasing lung cancer screening disparities in high-risk populations. Efforts to expand community outreach, overcome logistical barriers, and facilitate screening adherence must still be made, experts say.