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Mortality has declined overall, especially for AIDS-related causes and liver disease, but disparities persist.
In 2022, there were an estimated 20 million new cancer cases, 9.7 million deaths and 53.5 million 5-year cancer survivors.
However, experts say this tally is likely a substantial undercount.
American Cancer Society researchers stress need for interventions to reduce adverse effects of social isolation.
Researchers looked at the risk of death among 821,331 people hospitalized with COVID during different SARS-CoV-2 variant waves.
However, those with a very low CD4 count have a substantially shorter life expectancy, emphasizing the need for prompt treatment.
Although the nation made progress closing the gap between white and Black mortality from 1999 to 2011, COVID erased two decades of progress.
Researchers analyzed all-cause mortality and premature death among more than 6,500 people with HIV
Five years of follow-up data show that starting antiretroviral therapy with a higher CD4 count has long-lasting benefits.
For the first time, gay and bi men who don’t inject drugs accounted for less than half of new cases in San Francisco.
Plus: Study shows that cutting down on alcohol consumption can reduce cancer risk.
The pandemic also disrupted medical care and had an indirect effect on other causes of death.
A large analysis of Austrian people living with HIV suggests that high CD4 counts are no protection against heart disease.
Excess deaths by population were three to four times higher among Black and American Indian men and women.
Despite effective treatment, Black women continue to bear the brunt of HIV mortality.
The findings underscore the need for policies to expand vaccine administration, especially for low-income and minority populations.
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