Register now for ACP's and Annals of Internal Medicine's forum on controversies in colorectal cancer screening
A panel of experts will discuss colorectal cancer screening options based on diagnostic test accuracy, effectiveness, and potential harm during the virtual live event on Dec. 6 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. ET.
21 Nov 2023
Patients with a hemoglobin concentration on fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) in the range directly below the positive result cutoff had significantly increased risk of adenoma on follow-up screening compared to those with lower results, a new analysis from Germany found.
7 Nov 2023
Electronic reminders alone did not increase follow-up rates for abnormal breast, cervical, colorectal, or lung cancer screening test results, but adding outreach by letter and phone did, a study found.
17 Oct 2023
An expert discusses causes and effects of health disparities as well as ways to incorporate health equity into the practice of medicine.
1 Jul 2023
Physicians are on the front lines of addressing medical misinformation, increasingly figuring out what to address and how.
1 Jun 2023
This week's quiz asks readers to determine the most appropriate lung cancer screening test for a 63-year-old woman with a 37-pack-year history of cigarette smoking who quit smoking at age 55 years and has COPD but reports no symptoms concerning for lung cancer.
16 May 2023
In an economic evaluation of 19,851 female participants from a randomized clinical trial, incremental cost-effectiveness ratios for increased uptake of human papillomavirus (HPV) screening ranged from $86 to $146 per additional screening completed.
28 Mar 2023
A 33-year-old woman is evaluated during her annual follow-up visit. She has a 2-year history of left-sided ulcerative colitis. All immunizations are up to date, and depression and anxiety screening results are negative. What is the most appropriate health maintenance screening test to perform?
7 Mar 2023
While risk-based screening strategies were robustly more cost-effective than the 2021 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation in a modeling study, whether the results will be replicable in complex real-world clinical practice remains uncertain, an editorial noted.
7 Feb 2023
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is not a new disorder, but physicians' understanding of its pathophysiology and treatment has greatly progressed over the years.
1 Jan 2023