Search results for "Prostate Cancer"


 
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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.
November 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).
November 2019

Help me understand how you react to uncertainty

For example, hormone treatment in the patient with local (not metastatic) prostate cancer; repeated CT scans for thyroid nodules without symptoms; treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), mammograms in a
November 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).
November 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
November 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.
November 2019

QD: News Every Day--Two studies reinforce medical management over stents

Researchers conducted a survey by mail among 1,600 Medicare beneficiaries 66 years or who had undergone surgery for prostate cancer or elective coronary artery stenting in 2008. ... The goal was to compare discussions about prostate cancer and stents,
November 2019

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.
November 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
November 2019

7 iPhone apps I'd like to see

You've seen risk calculators for cardiac events, breast cancer, prostate cancer, life expectancy, and numerous other gizmos.
November 2019

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