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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.
October 2019

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.
October 2019

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
October 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.
October 2019

QD: News Every Day--Lack of knowledge about risks of cancer overdiagnosis widespread among doctors, patients

QD: News Every Day--Lack of knowledge about risks of cancer overdiagnosis widespread among doctors, patients. ... There’s no longer any argument about this. Even the American Cancer Society signs on to the idea of overdiagnosis—using the word in its
October 2019

Considering a non-fatal patient's quality of life

Widespread cancer metastases? Concerns about tight blood glucose control fade away. ... Bony pain from prostate cancer? Narcotic and sleeping pill addiction doesn't even occur to anyone.
October 2019

The new uncertainty about mammograms

That’s a major problem with prostate cancer screening and is why PSA tests are no longer recommended.). ... The results are very surprising. About 500 women died of breast cancer in both groups.
October 2019

7 iPhone apps I'd like to see

You've seen risk calculators for cardiac events, breast cancer, prostate cancer, life expectancy, and numerous other gizmos.
October 2019

Who believes in health myths? You! And wait, me too?

Calories in, calories out. X-rays cause cancer. Sleep 8 hours a night and drink 8 glasses of water a day. ... Does everyone need screening for prostate cancer?
October 2019

QD: News Every Day--Cancer rates rise by 75% even as specific types of disease fall

QD: News Every Day--Cancer rates rise by 75% even as specific types of disease fall. ... Results appeared in The Lancet Oncology on June 1. Worldwide, rates of colorectal cancer, female breast cancer, female lung cancer and prostate cancer will rise in
October 2019

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