Search results for "Prostate cancer"

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Help me understand how you react to uncertainty

For example, hormone treatment in the patient with local (not metastatic) prostate cancer; repeated CT scans for thyroid nodules without symptoms; treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), mammograms in a
July 2020

41 diseases linked to smoking create a huge problem in the U.S.

Lung cancer. --Cancer of the mouth. --Cancer of the throat. --Cancer of the larynx. ... Cervical cancer. --Prostate cancer. --Heart attack. --Coronary heart disease. --Cardiovascular disease.
July 2020

Where are we now with breast cancer screening?

Q: When I talk to patients about prostate cancer screening, I can't ignore the fact that I am a >50 year old guy with a prostate of his own; so ... I do not get screened for prostate cancer (although of course I do for colon cancer).
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Cancer treatments projected to cost at least $158 billion by 2020

QD: News Every Day--Cancer treatments projected to cost at least $158 billion by 2020. ... lymphoma ($12 billion), lung cancer ($12 billion) and prostate cancer ($12 billion).
July 2020

When diagnosing colon cancer might be a mistake

For example, is discovering prostate cancer in an older man a true benefit if the tumor would have remained silent throughout the man's life? ... Perhaps, the cancer would have remained quiet and never posed a threat to him.
July 2020

45 forms of health care that you should avoid

Why would you not want to be screened for prostate cancer at the age of 80 (or maybe at any age)? ... Don't repeat a colonoscopy for colon cancer screening sooner than 10 years after a normal screening colonoscopy.
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Geriatrics society cites 5 more things older patients should question

2) Don’t recommend screening for breast or colorectal cancer, nor prostate cancer with the prostate-specific-antigen test, without considering life expectancy and the risks of testing, overdiagnosis and overtreatment. ... Cancer screening is associated
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Internists reluctant to stop PSA testing in elderly men

Elderly men expect to receive prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests and doctors continue to conduct them, sometimes even in men with low life expectancy despite the recommendations against the practice. ... Doctors know they shouldn't do
July 2020

Decision aids integral to shared decision making

for selecting a depression medication or deciding whether to have prostate cancer screening. ... Gutnick. Dr. Soung, for example, uses them for deciding about CT scans for lung cancer screening, medications for osteoporosis and depression, second-line
May 2019

Medical talks in India part 3, dangers of guidelines and the pirate's code

Conflicting guidelines (pharyngitis, screening for prostate cancer, screening for chronic kidney disease as examples) prove that the committees must inject a subjective assessment.
July 2020

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