The SPOT-Light HER2 CISH genetic test to determine if patients with breast cancer are good candidates for treatment with trastuzumab (Herceptin). ... Marketing of the ELISA DR-70 Blood Test, used to detect and monitor post-surgery tumors in patients with
Effectiveness of colonoscopy for prevention of mortality from colorectal cancer. Association between statin use and risk of keratinocyte carcinomas in the Veterans Affairs Topical Tretinoin Chemoprevention Trial.
influenza vaccination, colorectal cancer screening. Q: When does the new benefit take effect?
Another study of symptomatic versus asymptomatic patients found that screening colonoscopy improved survival among patients up to age 84, because it led to earlier diagnosis of colorectal cancer. ... Colonoscopy: A hard sell. Unfortunately, some of the
Read our feature on an in-depth discussion of colonoscopy and its current and potential future place in screening for colorectal cancer, and learn how telemedicine was used at 13 hospitals
Pneumonia Vaccination for Patients 65 Years and Older 113-Colorectal Cancer Screening 114-Inquiry Regarding Tobacco Use 115-Advising Smokers to Quit 128-Weight Screening and Follow-up.
A digest of this month's issue, including the risks and drawbacks of stopping clinical trials early for benefit, colon cancer screening and an update on an early adopter of patient ... events. Also featured is an update on colorectal cancer screening
What could be wrong with that? Enter the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations regarding mammogram screening for breast cancer, published on Nov. ... Experts suggest that only about 20% of preventive measures, such as counseling a
disease, with the rationale being that perhaps we will detect an early ovarian cancer? ... While some of these interventions can be performed by medical assistants or automated systems, others, such as reviewing the various options for colorectal cancer
ACP issues new guidance on colorectal cancer screening.