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The new uncertainty about mammograms

That’s a major problem with prostate cancer screening and is why PSA tests are no longer recommended.). ... The results are very surprising. About 500 women died of breast cancer in both groups.
November 2019

Considering a non-fatal patient's quality of life

Widespread cancer metastases? Concerns about tight blood glucose control fade away. ... Bony pain from prostate cancer? Narcotic and sleeping pill addiction doesn't even occur to anyone.
November 2019

QD: News Every Day--Lack of knowledge about risks of cancer overdiagnosis widespread among doctors, patients

QD: News Every Day--Lack of knowledge about risks of cancer overdiagnosis widespread among doctors, patients. ... There’s no longer any argument about this. Even the American Cancer Society signs on to the idea of overdiagnosis—using the word in its
November 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.
November 2019

Raw food diet hype is overheated

The nutrient lycopene makes tomatoes red. It is a potent carotenoid antioxidant, long thought to reduce prostate cancer risk, although that effect per se is in doubt.
November 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.
November 2019

Who believes in health myths? You! And wait, me too?

Calories in, calories out. X-rays cause cancer. Sleep 8 hours a night and drink 8 glasses of water a day. ... Does everyone need screening for prostate cancer?
November 2019

Getting beyond emotions to make the right diagnosis

Because doctors do disagree, they took pains to assure us, referring to the headlines of contemporary controversies: statins for primary prevention, to take one example; or prostate cancer screening, not to ... They are right, of course, about doctors'
November 2019

QD: News Every Day--Cancer rates rise by 75% even as specific types of disease fall

QD: News Every Day--Cancer rates rise by 75% even as specific types of disease fall. ... Results appeared in The Lancet Oncology on June 1. Worldwide, rates of colorectal cancer, female breast cancer, female lung cancer and prostate cancer will rise in
November 2019

QD: News Every Day--More surviving cancer due to earlier detection, better treatments

The 3 most common cancers among male cancer survivors are prostate (43%), colorectal (9%), and melanoma (8%), the society noted in a press release. ... For example, the majority of prostate cancer survivors (62%) are aged 70 and older, whereas less than
November 2019

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