This policy brief from the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center addresses geographic access to health care for rural Medicare beneficiaries in five states. Among other findings, WWAMI reported that "in 2014, rural Medicare beneficiaries in the five study states (Alaska, Idaho, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington) received a higher proportion of their visits (50.7%) from generalist physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants than did urban Medicare beneficiaries (41.8%)."
Geographic Access to Health Care for Rural Beneficiaries in Five States: An Update
June 9, 2022
During this moderated discussion on engaging survivors in comprehensive cancer control coalitions, our panelists had a lively conversation about recruiting methods, engagement, and overcoming barriers.
June 8, 2022
This updated webpage from the National Cancer Institute summarizes the research linking overweight and obesity to the risk of some cancers and discusses how obesity affects cancer survivors.