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Guidelines should rarely become rules

Many clinical questions yield “competing guidelines.” We all know the controversies over breast cancer screening and prostate cancer screening.
October 2019

Is cost-effective medicine on life support?

A few months back, The New York Times reported on two new drugs, approved by the FDA for cancer treatment. ... Provenge, a new drug for prostate cancer extends life by four months at a cost of $93,000.
October 2019

Ovarian cancer screening has no value

The furor over the lack of benefit for men of the screening Prostate Specific Antigen test (PSA) is still being heard. ... This is bad news because every year over 21,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
October 2019

QD: News Every Day--Cancer deaths continue to decline

While cancer mortality declined for all people, more specifically, there was a 0.6% annual decline for women and a non-statistically significant decline for men due to prostate cancer incidence ... When prostate cancer was excluded, there was a
October 2019

I want to ration your health care

for your prostate cancer. ... We believe that our own patient with pancreatic cancer might be the one who feels better on Gemzar.
October 2019

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
October 2019

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.
October 2019

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).
October 2019

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).
October 2019

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
October 2019

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