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Changes coming for colon cancer screening | ACP Internist

Colonoscopies are an obvious target in the current push to decrease health care costs, given their expense and utilization, said experts at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago in May.

American Cancer Society wants colon cancer screening at age 45 : ACP Internist

Until last week, colon cancer screening for most folks started at age 50. Why 50? Why hadn't the colonoscopy coming of age been set younger ...

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

Mailed outreach invitations resulted in higher colorectal cancer screening compared with usual care, according to a study. The study , by fi...

New studies on colon cancer screening by colonoscopy and fecal blood testing : ACP Internist

The New England Journal of Medicine published two major papers on screening for colon and rectal cancer . The most notable finding supports...

When doctors break the law : ACP Internist

I’m a law abiding blogger. Laws are meant to be obeyed. If an individual opposes a law in a free country, then he should operate within the ...

Am I too old for a colonoscopy? : ACP Internist

Most of us are familiar with the concept of medical guidelines. These are sets of criteria that are supposed to “guide” physicians facing ce...

Patient inaction hurts families, too : ACP Internist

Dr. Mehmet Oz recently had a piece in TIME titled " What I Learned from My Cancer Scare " in which he became the the more humbled Mr. Mehme...

Are we really ready for quality-based doctor payments? : ACP Internist

The dramatic change in how we pay doctors is well underway. The “fee-for-service” model, in which you get paid for every “thing” you do, is ...

Is colonoscopy the best colon cancer screening test? : ACP Internist

The medical arena, like society at large, is permeated with self-interest. This reality makes me very skeptical that comparative effectivene...

January 2009 | ACP Internist

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