Tag: cancer

October 16, 2023
California Enacts Skin Cancer Presumptions for First Responder and Other Occupations

This law also includes lifeguards, and certain employees in the Departments of Fish and Wildlife and Parks and Recreation.

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September 18, 2023
Connecticut Enacts Cancer Presumption for Firefighters

Enacted as part of the state’s budget bill, this new regulation comes with stipulations and exclusions.

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March 18, 2023
NCCI Publishes Research Brief on Firefighter Presumptions

Beyond PTSD, cancers, heart conditions, and communicable diseases are seeing legislative activity.

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February 7, 2021
Xeljanz Could Increase the Risk of Heart Problems and Cancer

New data from a safety trial creates concern surrounding the rheumatoid arthritis drug.

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June 7, 2019
The Growing Utilization and Costs of Anticancer Medications

Though they’re only needed for special cases in workers’ comp, anticancer medications can easily exceed $10,000 per monthly fill.

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May 6, 2019
Growing Trend: Expanding Cancer Coverage for Firefighters

Florida enacted a law to cover 21 different cancers, while other states like Montana, Maryland, and Virginia have recently passed similar laws.

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January 8, 2019
What’s Ahead for 2019 Workers’ Comp Regulations

As 2018’s legislative trends continue to spill into 2019, what big initiatives might impact workers’ comp this year?

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June 7, 2018
IQVIA Reports on Global Oncology Trends

Global spending on cancer therapies now exceeds $133 billion.

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