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I want to ration your health care

for your prostate cancer. ... We believe that our own patient with pancreatic cancer might be the one who feels better on Gemzar.
June 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.
June 2019

41 diseases linked to smoking create a huge problem in the U.S.

Lung cancer. --Cancer of the mouth. --Cancer of the throat. --Cancer of the larynx. ... Cervical cancer. --Prostate cancer. --Heart attack. --Coronary heart disease. --Cardiovascular disease.
June 2019

Where are we now with breast cancer screening?

Q: When I talk to patients about prostate cancer screening, I can't ignore the fact that I am a > 50 year old guy with a prostate of his own; so ... I do not get screened for prostate cancer(although of course I do for colon cancer).
June 2019

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.
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Cancer treatments projected to cost at least $158 billion by 2020

QD: News Every Day--Cancer treatments projected to cost at least $158 billion by 2020. ... lymphoma ($12 billion), lung cancer ($12 billion) and prostate cancer ($12 billion).
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Geriatrics society cites 5 more things older patients should question

2) Don’t recommend screening for breast or colorectal cancer, nor prostate cancer with the prostate-specific-antigen test, without considering life expectancy and the risks of testing, overdiagnosis and overtreatment. ... Cancer screening is associated
June 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
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Primary care provider a primary influence on who gets a PSA screen after 75

were 75 years or older and did not have a prior diagnosis of prostate cancer. ... and a 9% variance for colorectal cancer screening by provider, the authors noted.
June 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.
June 2019

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