The case of the $489,000 air ambulance ride
Diagnosed with aggressive leukemia while on a trip to Wyoming, a man thought his insurance would cover an air ambulance ride home to North Carolina. Instead, he got hit with an astronomical bill.
Sick veterans demand medical coverage for illnesses caused by burn pits
President Biden is urging Congress to send a burn-pits bill to his desk.
Delaware is shrinking racial gaps in cancer death. Its secret? Patient navigators
The state's program of free cancer screening and treatment is reducing inequities. Key to its success is robust outreach by patient navigators who connect with those least likely to seek care.
Here's how the Biden administration says it will halve cancer death rates by 2047
President Biden is relaunching "Cancer Moonshot," an initiative he led as vice president. It aims to dramatically reduce cancer deaths and improve the experience of patients, survivors and families.
We're not dying of metastatic breast cancer. We're living with it
Getting diagnosed with incurable breast cancer didn't end this reporter's life — it just marked a new chapter. She and others with the diagnosis have insights that might help you, too.
Kat Chow's 'Seeing Ghosts' Is A Memoir Of Grief And Joy
Author and journalist Kat Chow writes in her new memoir, "Seeing Ghosts," that “grief is a container of contradictions.” Chow explores that gr
Overwhelmed With COVID Patients, Oregon Hospitals Postpone Surgeries And Cancer Care
Patients with advanced cancer and heart disease are among those who have had to wait for surgeries and other procedures as critically ill, unvaccinated COVID patients strain the medical system.
Alcohol Use Linked To Over 740,000 Cancer Cases Last Year, New Study Says
Most people don't realize alcohol consumption can cause cancer. A report in Lancet Oncology shows how big a risk factor it is for esophageal, mouth, larynx, colon, rectum, liver and breast cancers.
Protecting The Immuno-Compromised Against COVID Could Be Key To Ending The Pandemic
Vaccines may not be as effective for those who are immuno-compromised. Protecting them needs to be made a top priority, says researchers — to keep them safe and to slow the emergence of variants.