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When doctors break the law

I advise my patients who have reached the 50 year mark that they should pursue colon cancer screening.
March 2020

Am I too old for a colonoscopy?

The reason is that medical studies have demonstrated that the benefits of colon cancer screening in this age group is not justified by the risk and expense of the effort. ... He's never had a colonoscopy. Does a screening study really make sense here?
March 2020

Prostate screening gets personal

This is why prostate cancer screening, which can save lives, can also hurt far more people than it helps. ... For now, prostate cancer screening isn't formally personalized yet, but it is officially personal. .
March 2020

LUNG CANCER SCREENING cited the harms and costs of ...

LUNG CANCER SCREENING. cited the harms and costs of screening, andthe reliance on a single study, the NLST, forevidence of benefit. ... Itwas always for the purpose of annualscreening.”. The USPSTF called for development ofa registry from lung cancer
February 2014

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
March 2020

ACP Internist

The age to start and discontinue mammography, screening intervals, the role of imaging methods other than mammography, and the role of clinical breast examination have been points of disagreement among guideline

Is colonoscopy the best colon cancer screening test?

Is colonoscopy the best colon cancer screening test? The medical arena, like society at large, is permeated with self-interest. ... The above vignette is not a futuristic hypothetical creation. I suspect that colonoscopy and CAT colonography will be
March 2020

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
March 2020

The Evidence for Colonoscopies as a Cancer Screening Test

The Evidence for Colonoscopies as a Cancer Screening Test. This post by Harriet Hall, MD, originally appeared at Better Health. ... Everybody may be wrong. Colonoscopy is increasingly viewed as the gold standard for colorectal cancer screening, but its
March 2020

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