Ask Daniel Merenstein, who was sued in such a scenario involving prostate cancer screening. ... Another approach is to discuss the pros and cons of ovarian cancer screening with patients.
Ovarian cancer screening is still subpar. Cancer of the ovary is a particularly nasty disease. ... The dismal status of ovarian cancer screening was underscored a year ago when an NIH-sponsored study showed that over 70% of cancers detected by
Imperiale said. “We're not just saying, ‘It's time for your colon cancer screening. ... Colonoscopy versus fecal immunochemical testing in colorectal-cancer screening. N Engl J Med.
The following table provides examples of the different ways that physicians in this study framed their recommendation to patients for colorectal cancer screening:. ... 2007;20:458–468. Guerra, C., et al. "Barriers of and Facilitators to Physician
Potential paths to a higher-value colon cancer screening system include developing alternative screening technologies, refining risk assessment and surveillance, and lowering the cost of sedation. ... Similar results were found in the validation group.
She was adherent to her medication regimen, kept appointments, and was up to date on all of her age-appropriate cancer screening. ... I mean, her screenings were all without evidence of cancer. Her blood work was pristine, too.
The authors estimated the average annual cost of lung cancer screening to be $247 per person screened. ... per member per month, with no cost sharing, less than breast, colorectal, or cervical cancer screening.
NEJM review on breast cancer screening gets to the nitty-gritty of false positives. ... For those over 70, there are little data to support breast cancer screening.
Profit-seekers jumped on lung cancer screening before any guidelines recommended it, Dr. ... All of the experts would like to see additional evidence about the effects of lung cancer screening.
Ovarian cancer screening has no value. If you want to create an outcry of indignation, just inform people that certain screening tests are of no value and do not increase time ... Of course we want a safe, effective screening test that can detect