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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
June 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
June 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?
June 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.
June 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
June 2019

QD: News Every Day--Is Wikipedia accurate enough for health care professionals to use it?

cancer and prostate cancer.
June 2019

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.
June 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.
June 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'
June 2019

Patients and doctors need skin in the game for appropriate care

A new prostate cancer vaccine, Provenge, will cost $93, 000. When the FDA approves new drugs, they do not look at cost or cost/benefit ratios. ... This is happening at the same time as the new $121, 000 cancer drug is announced.
June 2019

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