Doctors resist changes of new cancer screening guidelines. Cancer. Just the word is scary. ... prostate cancer screening".) Surprise!
Med 2005; 165: 1333-1334], a main argument in its favor is to maintain a patient-provider relationship and allow an opportunity for preventive measures such as education and targeted screening. ... Even further, with an electronic medical record-based
Is prevention more politically effective than cost effective? Last week, a study in BMJ pointed out that cervical cancer screening may be overused in young women. ... Under the House plan, patients could receive free an initial physical exam, diabetes
To study the effects of mammography, or any cancer screening, on mortality over time requires time. ... One very important issue routinely ignored when parsing the benefits of any cancer screening modality, mammography included, is that screening does
Ovarian screening? Nope, nevermind. Just earlier this week, we reported that a new study showed promise for ovarian cancer screening. ... Study authors admitted that they weren't sure how the findings would translate into mortality or balance against the
The Annals of Internal Medicine published a report on how doctors (don't) understand cancer screening stats. ... It seems highly unlikely that physicians' uncertainty is limited to conceptual aspects of cancer screening stats.
This issue also covers making time for cancer screening, improving immunization rates, and health care for immigrants. ... How do you handle cancer screening? What challenges do you face with immunization in your practice?
After reading yet another op-ed by Dr. H. Gilbert Welch, citing (and breaking an embargo on) yet another, a misleading and manipulative two-author analysis of breast cancer screening by ... Those cases are, in general, irrelevant to discussions of breast
those that don't have a mother or sister with breast cancer), start breast cancer screening at age 50 and get a mammogram every 2 years until age 74. ... The best analysis regarding the new ACS recommendation (and actually, 1 of the best pieces about the
Cost-Effectiveness of Human Papillomavirus Vaccination and Cervical Cancer Screening in Women Older than 30 Years in the United States.