The Florida House’s Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee met last week, where they were provided a presentation about the state’s county health departments and biomedical research programs concerning cancer.  “We, as health departments, we have to look how can we move forward and meet the changing needs of our state,” Florida Interim Deputy Secretary for County … Read more

On January 13th, the Tampa General Hospital (TGH) Cancer Institute announced an expansion of its Radiation Oncology Program to include the addition of new cancer treatment technology and enhanced locations. TGH is also working in collaboration with the Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institutes to build the first proton therapy cancer center in the Tampa … Read more

California’s Black Health Network teamed up with Breast Cancer Prevention Partners to increase awareness about chemicals in beauty products that are linked to health concerns, specifically among Black women, through the Non-Toxic Black Beauty Project. The Non-Toxic Black Beauty Project began in 2020 during the wake of the tragic murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, … Read more

Younger cancer survivors — those between ages 18 and 64 — faced fewer financial barriers to health care after the Affordable Care Act was implemented than they did before the landmark law took effect according to Susan Goold, M.D., M.H.S.A., M.A., senior author, and Christopher Su, M.D., first author of a new paper out in … Read more