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Reviews of performance measures for cancer screening now available from ACP

ACP's Performance Measurement Committee assessed cancer screening measures relevant to internal medicine physicians to determine whether they are evidence-based, methodologically sound, and clinically meaningful.
6 Sep 2022

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Oct 2022

Lung cancer screening limited by poor adherence to follow-up

Patients eligible for lung cancer screening according to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force criteria were more likely to undergo screening if they were older, female, or a current smoker. Less than a quarter of them repeated screening in a year.
11 Oct 2022

Sorting through the science of PSA screening

An expert clears up issues surrounding prostate cancer screening recommendations at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022.
1 Jul 2022

USPSTF recommends lung cancer screening for broader patient population

The updated recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) adds 50- to 55-year-olds to the population that should get annual low-dose computed tomography, as well as lowering the pack-year cutoff.
16 Mar 2021

USPSTF draft recommendation would expand lung cancer screening

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)'s draft recommendation changes the age range and pack-year eligibility criteria.
14 Jul 2020

Increasing colorectal cancer screening

Screening rates increased from 2000 to 2015 but continue to lag behind goal levels.
1 Jan 2019

Disparities exist in adherence to lung cancer screening follow-up, study finds

Campaigns for improvement should target primary care clinicians to increase awareness of the benefits of lung cancer screening, the authors noted.
17 Aug 2021

Lung screening's benefits, challenges

In March 2021, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) expanded eligibility for lung cancer screening by setting the benchmark at a 20 pack-year smoking history for those ages 50 to 80 years who are current smokers or former smokers who have quit within the past 15 years.
1 Mar 2022

Task Force lowers age for colorectal cancer screening to begin

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended colorectal cancer screening begin at age 45 years based on an evidence review finding with moderate certainty that the net benefit is moderate to substantial.
25 May 2021

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