Search results for "Prostate Cancer"

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Recommended care, says who?

For example, several days ago the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) came out with its final guideline on using PSA for the purpose of screening for prostate cancer. ... I discuss the debate more in my previous post: Should Doctors
June 2020

Physician questions the need for demographic data with the EMR

Spare me the few tired cliches about prostate cancer, diabetes, and sarcoidosis being more common in blacks than whites, or even the slightly increased risk of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor cough
June 2020

Omission, commission and medical outcomes: PSA and sin selection

test to screen for prostate cancer. ... Cancer is the enemy we want to chase down and dispatch before it dispatches us.
June 2020

On patient satisfaction and the consumer era of medicine

Internists are particular susceptible as "cognitive-risk-modulators." Prostate cancer screening is probably a classic example. ... An asymptomatic man comes into an office demanding a PSA to screen for prostate cancer.
June 2020

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
June 2020

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
June 2020

Maintaining men's health in middle age

The most commonly reported problems associated with an enlarged prostate are increased urinary frequency and nocturia, he noted. ... Middle-aged men may also approach their internists about the possibility of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing to
April 2014

Why primary care is the future of health care

For example, prostate cancer screening has been in the news lately. ... More evidence suggests that screening for prostate cancer may not only be unnecessary but also potentially harmful.
June 2020

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.
June 2020

Rethinking the value of the annual exam

That's melanoma, colon cancer and cervical cancer, lymphoma, and probably breast cancer and prostate cancer.” (The fallout of the release of USPSTF breast cancer guidelines will be addressed in ACP ... Examples include screening of asymptomatic women
January 2010

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