She writes. When the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) was called to explain its recent recommendations for breast cancer screening at a U.S. ... That year, the NIH Consensus Development Conference on Breast Cancer Screening for Women Ages 40
Instead, the panel pointed out that “Screening mammography in women ages 40 to 49 years may reduce the risk of dying of breast cancer, but the number of deaths averted is ... Aside from some shoddy reporting, the deeper issue is that thinking about
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommend annual mammography screening beginning at age 40 years (NCCN Category 1). ... The DynaMed Plus topic on mammography for breast
3 differences between prostate and breast cancer screening. Days ago, the U.S. ... The data reviewed by the USPSTF in issuing their 2009 recommendations for breast cancer screening were decades old, and, as I've considered previously, irrelevant to
Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial (National Cancer Institute clinical trial page). ... Spiral CT Scans Save Lives from Lung Cancer (my post about lung cancer screening with CTs). .
ACP in April released new, less controversial best practice advice on cervical cancer screening. ... This is one concept, cancer screening, but you're seeing it in other areas.
The fixation on a flawed cancer screening test. In the face of accumulating evidence and a U.S. ... Preventive Services Task Force finding that prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening for prostate cancer does more harm than good, the most frequent
Brigham and Women's Hospital has seen positive results from creating ambulatory safety nets for patients at risk for cancer. ... A second safety net aims to prevent lung cancer by focusing on incidental lung nodules.
National panel advises against prostate cancer screening. Every year in the US over 200,000 men are newly diagnosed with prostate cancer, and every year 30,000 men die of the ... This week in an article in the Annals of Internal Medicine the USPSTF
Image by andresr. Average-risk women between the ages of 50 and 74 years who have no symptoms of breast cancer should undergo breast cancer screening with mammography every other year, ... ACP's guidance statement does not apply to patients with prior