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Increasing colorectal cancer screening

P erhaps more so than other preventive care, colorectal cancer screening has an infamous reputation. ... To examine status quo bias in the setting of colorectal cancer screening, Dr.
January 2019

ACP issues guidance statement for breast cancer screening of average-risk women with no symptoms | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

developers. Average-risk women between the ages of 50 and 74 years who have no symptoms for breast cancer should undergo breast cancer screening with mammography every other year, ACP stated ... These ACP guidance statements represent convergence across
April 2019

QD: News Every Day--Mailed outreach, noninvasive options boost colon cancer screening

Mailed outreach invitations resulted in higher colorectal cancer screening compared with usual care, according to a study. ... Authors wrote, “FIT outreach tripled colorectal cancer screening rates, and colonoscopy outreach doubled the rates compared
May 2019

Counter-intuitive results: Several cancer screening tests don't improve health outcomes

Counter-intuitive results: Several cancer screening tests don't improve health outcomes. Nearly 40 years ago, President Richard Nixon famously declared a " War on Cancer" by signing the National Cancer Act ... The bottom line from recent research is that
May 2019

American Cancer Society wants colon cancer screening at age 45

American Cancer Society wants colon cancer screening at age 45. Until last week, colon cancer screening for most folks started at age 50. ... Is it time to make an adjustment? Our colon cancer screening system is not perfect.
May 2019

Don't blur the message on cancer screening

This information on the lack of effective ovarian cancer screening methods is hardly news. ... As for mammography in breast cancer screening, please don't get me wrong.
May 2019

Rethink pink: breast cancer screening evidence met politics and lost

Rethink pink: breast cancer screening evidence met politics and lost. The controversy started at exactly 5 p.m. ... Monday, when the Annals of Internal Medicine lifted its embargo on new breast cancer screening recommendations and the rest of the medical
May 2019

Breast cancer screening: of chances and choices

But today, I am on a different mission; today's topic is breast cancer screening. ... Whatever the net effects of breast cancer screening, they should be distributed equitably.
May 2019

The Evidence for Colonoscopies as a Cancer Screening Test

The Evidence for Colonoscopies as a Cancer Screening Test. This post by Harriet Hall, MD, originally appeared at Better Health. ... Everybody may be wrong. Colonoscopy is increasingly viewed as the gold standard for colorectal cancer screening, but its
May 2019

Prostate screening gets personal

This is why prostate cancer screening, which can save lives, can also hurt far more people than it helps. ... For now, prostate cancer screening isn't formally personalized yet, but it is officially personal.
May 2019

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