It is important to remember that there are indications for speculum exams in asymptomatic women that the Task Force endorses, such as for cervical cancer screening and screening for certain sexually ... I think people have to be clear that in this
Q: Can I charge a Medicare patient for a prostate cancer screening digital rectal exam on the same date as an E/M visit? ... A: No. Although Medicare has created an HCPCS code for a prostate cancer screening digital rectal exam (G0102), it does not allow
Preventive Services Task Force has moved on from ambivalence about prostate cancer screening with the PSA test, and inveighed decisively against it. ... and finally, (5) the nature of the nature/nurture debate and its pertinence to prostate cancer
Sartor, a professor of cancer research in the departments of medicine and urology at Tulane, who led two sessions on “Controversies in Prostate Cancer: Screening, Evaluation of the Rising PSA, and ... Sartor said. If prostate cancer is ubiquitous, what
QD: News Every Day--let the voting begin. ACP Internist's daily digest of news and events continues with updates on health care reform and the USPSTF's breast cancer screening ... Preventive Services Task Force breast cancer screening recommendations,
influenza, as well as the USPSTF's breast cancer screening recommendations. ... CNN.com). In case you missed it. Coverage of the USPSTF's new guidelines on breast cancer screening, published in the Nov.
But that thinking is wrong. Cancer screening is “looking for trouble” in the most literal sense. ... But either can be a reason why the USPSTF does not recommend cancer screening.
Abrahm, MD, FACP, the former chief of the division of adult palliative care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital, and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical ... Berger said. “I would normalize the content by including it
specific antigen (PSA) test follow-up takes three minutes, a visit about complicated incontinence takes 20 minutes, and a newly diagnosed cancer patient takes more than 30 minutes. ... Potential video topics for primary care physicians include cancer
Already over the past year, cancer screening guidelines have been updated based on reviews of the latest medical evidence. ... Some medical experts have suggested that breast cancer screening with mammograms should be moved from age 40 to age 50 based on