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One in four oncologists fails to discuss genetic testing costs, study says

One in four oncologists fails to discuss genetic testing costs, study says

Health
Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Apparently, some oncologists want to avoid giving their cancer patients sticker shock -- at least when discussing genetic testing. According to an analysis performed by researchers affiliated with the American Cancer Society, nearly one in four oncologists that discusses genomic testing with their patients rarely, or never, mentions the costs of these evaluations. The findings were published Friday in JNCI: The Journal of the National Cancer Institute. This is significant because charges for the tests, which are being used more and more in cancer care, can exceed $ 2,000 -- and not all health insurance plans cover the evaluations or the treatments recommended based on the findings, per the National Institutes of Health. "Medical financial hardship, such as problems payin...
England v South Africa: Eddie Jones planning for Rugby World Cup final ‘for four years’

England v South Africa: Eddie Jones planning for Rugby World Cup final ‘for four years’

Sports
Rugby World Cup final: England v South AfricaVenue: Yokohama International Stadium Date: Saturday, 2 November Kick-off: 09:00 GMTCoverage: Live radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 Live and live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app.England coach Eddie Jones has warned South Africa that Saturday's Rugby World Cup final is the game he has been planning for since he took control of the team in January 2016.England are attempting to land their second World Cup to repeat the 2003 success and avenge the Springboks' victory in the 2007 final."We've had four years to prepare for this game," said Jones. "That's why the players can be relaxed because we know we've done the work."Jones has had ro...
Alberto Salazar: Mo Farah’s former coach banned for four years for doping violations

Alberto Salazar: Mo Farah’s former coach banned for four years for doping violations

Sports
Alberto Salazar - Mo Farah's former athletics coach - has been banned from the sport for four years after being found guilty of doping violations.Salazar runs the Nike Oregon Project - home to British four-time Olympic champion Farah from 2011 until 2017.The decision follows a four-year investigation by the US Anti-Doping Agency (Usada) and a two-year court battle behind closed doors. American Salazar said he was "shocked" by the outcome and would appeal."The Oregon Project has never and will never permit doping," the 61-year-old added. "I will appeal and look forward to this unfair and protracted process reaching the conclusion I know to be true."Dr Jeffrey Brown, a Nike-paid endocrinologist...
Four ways for college students to control their health-care costs

Four ways for college students to control their health-care costs

Finance
PeopleImages | DigitalVision | Getty ImagesStudents and their families are grappling with the cost of higher education, but here's one expense that might be a surprise: health care.The default option for many college students — especially if they're under age 26 — might be to remain on Mom and Dad's insurance, yet that may come with additional costs.For starters, will a parent's plan adequately cover a college student if he or she attends school out of state and has only out-of-network providers available? "If it's all out of network, it might be worth looking at other alternatives," said Scott Frank, a certified financial planner and founder of Stone Steps Financial in Encinitas, California.Before making changes to your medical coverage, assess your available options based on the monthly
Ed Sheeran goes to numbers one, three and four

Ed Sheeran goes to numbers one, three and four

Entertainment
Ed Sheeran has staged another chart takeover with his star-studded No. 6 Collaborations Project.The album, which contains duets with Bruno Mars and Camila Cabello, topped the charts with sales of 125,000, more than the rest of the Top 30 combined.Beautiful People, the record's mellow opening track, has also gone to number one in the singles chart.Stormzy collaboration Take Me Back To London and Cross Me, featuring Chance The Rapper, also made the top five.Sheeran would probably have had more singles in the Top 40, but the Official Charts Company currently limits the countdown to three tracks per artist.The rule was brought in three years ago after Sheeran's previous album ÷ propelled 16 songs into the Top 20.That spells good news