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Parsing the pros and cons of breast cancer screening

In contrast, I do not specifically recommend prostate cancer screening, although I think that's a close call. ... I practice what I preach, of course: I do get colonoscopies, but do not undergo prostate cancer screening, and the women in my family get
September 2019

Cleaning the House of Medicine

We screened routinely for prostate cancer long before knowing if it was beneficial, only to learn we were imposing net harm. ... We issued breast cancer screening guidelines with convictions unjustified by uncertainties that prevail to this day.
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Soy supplements didn't reduce risk of prostate cancer recurrence after prostatectomy

QD: News Every Day--Soy supplements didn't reduce risk of prostate cancer recurrence after prostatectomy. ... Between 48% to 55% of men diagnosed as having prostate cancer use dietary supplements, including soy products, researchers noted.
September 2019

Prostate screening controversy far from settled

Case closed, right? Hardly. The prostate cancer screening debate has been raging for the past decade. ... So, where do we go from here? Prostate cancer screening is an ideal topic to include patient input.
September 2019

Overtreatment: when less is more in medicine

Already over the past year, cancer screening guidelines have been updated based on reviews of the latest medical evidence. ... Prostate cancer screening with blood test PSA does not appear to be helpful in determining which men have the life threatening
September 2019

Fish tales and prostate cancer

In this population, the association between fish intake and prostate cancer is murky. ... cannot be used to make specific assertions about supplements versus fish) does increase prostate cancer risk.
September 2019

Information plus documentation a must for informed consent

One physician describes how his informed consent process was the deciding factor in a missed case of prostate cancer, and outlines how any physician can accomplish it. ... In 1990, Dr. Gottesman was sued for late diagnosis of a patient's prostate cancer.
January 2012

The last nail in the coffin for multivitamins

There is no reason to take vitamins or minerals for cancer or cardiovascular disease prevention. ... And the review highlighted the harms of some vitamins. β-carotene and vitamin A increase lung cancer risk in smokers, and vitamin E increases the risk
September 2019

Evidence-based recommendations triggered accusations of euthanasia

The new recommendations surprise many people: They say that men age 75 and older should not be screened for prostate cancer. ... Ironically, it ended up tarring me as a heartless one. Prostate cancer causes a lot of suffering, I know.
September 2019

The prostate screening predicament: What's a guy to do?

and finally, (5) the nature of the nature/nurture debate and its pertinence to prostate cancer screening. ... 2) Prostate cancer is unpredictable. Most men who die after age 80 die with it, but not of it.
September 2019

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