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We’re making real progress against cancer. But you may not know it if you’re poor.

In the past, cancer was seen as a death sentence. These days, it’s increasingly a survivable or chronic disease. But that’s especially true if you’re rich. That’s the takeaway from the latest big reports on cancer deaths in the US and globally. On the one hand, screening to detect the disease early has become more widespread, and better

Here’s what you have to earn to be considered low-income in the US – Vox

Rents are so high in some of the nation’s biggest cities that families earning well over the median national income are considered poor enough to need federal help to afford housing. In San Francisco, a family of four with an income as high as $105,000 per year would qualify for Section 8 subsidized housing vouchers.