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QD: News Every Day--High mammographic breast density not associated with mortality

Researchers evaluated relationships between mammographic density and risk of death from breast cancer and all causes among 9,232 women diagnosed with primary invasive breast cancer within the U.S. ... Results appeared in the Journal of the National
January 2020

HPV vaccine efficacy increases, but use lags

HPV is associated with cervical, vulvar, and vaginal cancer in women; penile cancer in men; and anal and oropharyngeal cancers in both sexes. ... care physician,” said Shailaja Nair, MD, FACP, clinical director of the Drexel Center for Women's Health
February 2016

QD: News Every Day--Ovarian cancer breakthrough targets faulty genes

Researchers from England's Institute of Cancer Research reported that they compared DNA from women from 911 families with ovarian and breast cancer and to a control group of 1,060 ... They found eight gene faults in theRAD51Dgene in women with cancer,
January 2020

Can we unmuddle mammography?

Regardless of assignment to mammogram or control, there may be more attention to breast health and a greater likelihood of finding breast cancer early among all women participating in a study. ... Breast cancer tends to be more aggressive and progress
January 2020

QD: News Every Day--Statins don't lower melanoma rates

the Women's Health Initiative. ... Researchers looked at nearly 120,000 postmenopausal white women, in which nearly 1,100 cases of malignant melanoma were identified over an average of more than 11 years.
January 2020

Mammograms are not as awesome as we said they were

Women’s health centers at hospitals are primarily about mammograms and breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. ... But what about the Canadian study published in February? This looked at women aged 40-59 who were screened with either clinical
January 2020

Considering the risks and benefits of birth control options

I'm a big fan of oral contraceptives. They contributed to women's liberation by giving us a reliable method of planning, delaying, or avoiding pregnancy. ... Better Health's mission is to support and promote health care professional bloggers, provide
January 2020

Deciding which advocacy issues are ‘in our lane’

Women's health is affected if they are denied access to contraception, required to carry a pregnancy to term, or subjected to invasive tests, procedures, and nonscientific government dictates to their ... For instance, ACP's advocacy on climate change
October 2019

Preventive medicine: on being a bad patient

Will I get a stroke or heart attack with estrogen? The results from the Women's Health Initiative suggested that this might be a risk, but further study has suggested that ... American, she blogs at Why is American Health Care So Expensive?, where this
January 2020

Merger memories and abiding realities

improve payments and reduce unnecessary regulations, as well as ACP's tradition of advancing evidence-based policies to improve patients' health by expanding coverage, reducing health care disparities, and addressing other ... Our “patients first”
July 2018

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