In 1990, Dr. Gottesman was sued forlate diagnosis of a patient’s prostate cancer.He won the case, and one of the jurors toldhim that the deciding factor had beeninformed consent ... documentation showingthat the patient had been warned that abiopsy could miss cancer.
19 Dec 2011
PSA tests, fibromyalgia and reconsidering clinical impressions are discussed and debated by ACP members.
1 May 2009
Exacerbation-susceptible subtype may exist in COPD
21 Sep 2010
Refusal can be frustrating for physicians, who likely see their medical advice as contributing toward healing and improving quality of life. But patients reserve the right to make informed decisions about their care, even if these decisions run counter to what's been recommended.
1 Feb 2014
Cancer diagnoses often given quickly, impersonallyEmail improved care for diabetics
13 Jul 2010
Research model supports strategies that increase PSA screening interval and age-specific thresholds for biopsy
Using higher thresholds for biopsy referral for older men and screening men with initially low prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels less frequently seem to reduce harms of screening while preserving lives, a study found.
5 Feb 2013
This column reviews details on recent recalls, warnings, and approvals.
1 Nov 2017
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening reduced the number of men presenting with metastatic prostate cancer, a new study found.
7 Aug 2012
Recalls, warnings, and approvals.
1 Feb 2011
Recommended therapies after ischemic stroke less likely to be received by the elderly
7 Dec 2010