In March 2021, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) expanded eligibility for lung cancer screening by setting the benchmark at a 20 pack-year smoking history for those ages 50 to 80 years who are current smokers or former smokers who have quit within the past 15 years.
Current trends in health care emphasize the importance of our continued advocacy efforts for our patients and our profession.
My time as a patient made me more aware, in a way that researching and writing about health policy can never do, that although my care experience was mostly positive, this is not the case for millions.
Panelists at ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine's eighth virtual forum on COVID-19 discussed the latest recommendations and treatment options.
Estimates from the American Heart Association suggest that only about 20% to 30% of eligible patients ever receive the intervention.
This column reviews details on recent recalls, alerts, and approvals.
A 45-year-old woman is evaluated for headaches and nausea that started 2 weeks ago. Her headaches are worse in the morning and have been associated with vomiting. Medical history is significant for metastatic breast cancer diagnosed 4 years ago. Physical and funduscopic exam and an MRI of the brain are done. Based on the findings, what is the most appropriate initial treatment?