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Study finds racial disparities in culturally competent cancer care

Many non-white minority cancer survivors place importance on seeing doctors who share or understand their culture, but they are less likely than non-Hispanic whites to be able to do that, according to a new study from Harvard affiliated Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and University of Texas Southwestern. The study, which is one of the first nationally representative studies… Read More »

J&J reels after FDA finds ‘sub-trace’ levels of asbestos in its baby powder

For years, J&J has defended against lawsuits linking its talcum powder to cancer by saying the products are safe and don’t contain asbestos. But Friday, J&J issued a recall, saying the FDA had found sub-trace amounts of asbestos in one baby powder bottle. J&J said it is recalling one lot of the product “out of an abundance of… Read More »