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How to Improve Genetic Testing for Cancer

A Stand Up To Cancer ‘Dream Team’ of researchers co-funded by Ovarian Cancer Research Alliance and National Ovarian Cancer Coalition have tested a possible solution through a clinical trial called MAGENTA (Making GENetic Testing Accessible).

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Jaime Camil Reveals His Reason for Getting Involved in the Fight Against Cancer

The Mexican actor joins Stand Up To Cancer to raise awareness about the importance of clinical trials.

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Cancer Disparities Continue To Impact Minority Populations In The United States

A new report from the American Association for Cancer Research has identified several health disparities which disproportionately effect certain groups of people in the U.S. with cancer.

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Katie Couric on Colon Cancer After Chadwick Boseman’s Death: ‘Everyone Has to Be Vigilant’

As people continue to grieve the shocking loss of actor Chadwick Boseman, who died at 43 after a private, four-year battle with colon cancer, others are sharing their personal experiences with the devastating disease and advocating for more public awareness.

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Chadwick Boseman’s Death Highlights Colorectal Cancer Health Disparities

The recent passing of Chadwick Boseman, the actor most popularly known for his role in “Black Panther,” left many people stunned by the news of his colon cancer diagnosis at such a young age.

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Black Doctors Explain Colon Cancer Risks And Prevention

ESSENCE spoke with gastroenterologist Darrell M. Gray II and Stand Up to Cancer’s Health Equity Committee member and radiation oncologist Karen Winkfield about what Black people need to know about colon cancer—including symptoms, risks, diagnosis and treatment.

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Summer Sun Safety Tips

Practicing sun safety throughout the year will give you the best chance of reducing your risk of skin cancer, which is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S., with 1 in 5 people facing a skin cancer diagnosis before the age of 70.

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Why Ovarian Cancer Is Often Diagnosed Too Late

In light of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, a leading SUTC doctor on the latest research and key warning signs.

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Stand Up To Cancer Receives Grant to Reduce Disparities in Research

Bristol Myers Squibb awarded a $5 million grant to Stand Up To Cancer for research and education efforts to achieve health equity for underserved patients with lung cancer.

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Online Recruitment And A Virtual Study Net 4,000 Participants For MAGENTA Trial

The MAGENTA study recruited nearly 4,000 patients from across the U.S. Since participants were not cancer patients walking into a clinic, a different recruitment method would have to be used.

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