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ACP issues guidance statement for breast cancer screening of average-risk women with no symptoms | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

and harms for these women, which represents the great majority of women, is to undergo breast cancer screening with mammography every other year between the ages of 50 and 74.”. ... These ACP guidance statements represent convergence across differing
April 2019

Increasing colorectal cancer screening

Perhaps more so than other preventive care, colorectal cancer screening has an infamous reputation. ... To examine status quo bias in the setting of colorectal cancer screening, Dr.
January 2019

Counter-intuitive results: Several cancer screening tests don't improve health outcomes

Counter-intuitive results: Several cancer screening tests don't improve health outcomes. Nearly 40 years ago, President Richard Nixon famously declared a "War on Cancer" by signing the National Cancer Act ... The bottom line from recent research is that
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--Mailed outreach, noninvasive options boost colon cancer screening

Mailed outreach invitations resulted in higher colorectal cancer screening compared with usual care, according to a study. ... Authors wrote,“ FIT outreach tripled colorectal cancer screening rates, and colonoscopy outreach doubled the rates compared
August 2019

American Cancer Society wants colon cancer screening at age 45

American Cancer Society wants colon cancer screening at age 45. Until last week, colon cancer screening for most folks started at age 50. ... Is it time to make an adjustment? Our colon cancer screening system is not perfect.
August 2019

QD: News Every Day-- One-third of doctors overuse MRIs for breast cancer screening

QD: News Every Day-- One-third of doctors overuse MRIs for breast cancer screening. ... The vignettes were randomized to vary the woman’s race, insurance, family history of cancer and request for ovarian cancer screening.
August 2019

Who could be against ovarian cancer screening?

Who could be against ovarian cancer screening? The United States Preventive Services Task Force issued a recommendation against ovarian cancer screening. ... 3) Isn't all screening for cancer (that might catch cancer early enough to be successfully
August 2019

Rethink pink: breast cancer screening evidence met politics and lost

Rethink pink: breast cancer screening evidence met politics and lost. The controversy started at exactly 5 p.m. ... Monday, when the Annals of Internal Medicine lifted its embargo on new breast cancer screening recommendations and the rest of the medical
August 2019

No End in Sight for Prostate Cancer Screening

No End in Sight for Prostate Cancer Screening. This post by Kevin Pho, ACP Member, aka KevinMD, appeared at Better Health. ... There's no definitive data that PSA screening saves lives from prostate cancer, and it indeed can lead to further invasive
August 2019

Breast cancer screening: of chances and choices

But today, I am on a different mission; today's topic is breast cancer screening. ... Whatever the net effects of breast cancer screening, they should be distributed equitably.
August 2019

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