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Lung cancer screening limited by poor adherence to follow-up

Patients eligible for lung cancer screening according to U.S. Preventive Services Task Force criteria were more likely to undergo screening if they were older, female, or a current smoker. Less than a quarter of them repeated screening in a year.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/10/11/1.htm
11 Oct 2022

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/10/latest-updates-on-acps-priorities-initiatives.htm
1 Oct 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Genetic consult for breast cancer risk

A 29-year-old woman requests advice after receipt of a direct-to-consumer genetic test result that included BRCA gene analysis. She has no breast symptoms and has not undergone any previous breast cancer screening. Following a physical exam and other findings, what is the most appropriate management?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/09/13/3.htm
13 Sep 2022

Reviews of performance measures for cancer screening now available from ACP

ACP's Performance Measurement Committee assessed cancer screening measures relevant to internal medicine physicians to determine whether they are evidence-based, methodologically sound, and clinically meaningful.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/09/06/5.htm
6 Sep 2022

Physician training increased shared decision making at subsequent visits in elderly patients

A U.S. trial found that elderly patients whose physicians had taken a two-hour online course in communication skills were more likely to have had screening discussions focused on shared decision making during a primary care visit.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/08/16/5.htm
16 Aug 2022

Sorting through the science of PSA screening

An expert clears up issues surrounding prostate cancer screening recommendations at Internal Medicine Meeting 2022.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/07/sorting-through-the-science-of-psa-screening.htm
1 Jul 2022

ACP convenes, in person and virtually, for Internal Medicine Meeting 2022

This month's issue considers coverage of Internal Medicine Meeting 2022, Leadership Day in Washington, D.C., and ACP's ninth COVID-19 forum.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/07/acp-convenes-in-person-and-virtually-for-internal-medicine-meeting-2022.htm
1 Jul 2022

Letters to the Editor

A reader responds to ACP Internist coverage about USPSTF recommendations on annual screening for lung cancer with CT.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/05/letter.htm
1 May 2022

Lung screening's benefits, challenges

In March 2021, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) expanded eligibility for lung cancer screening by setting the benchmark at a 20 pack-year smoking history for those ages 50 to 80 years who are current smokers or former smokers who have quit within the past 15 years.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2022/03/lung-screenings-benefits-challenges.htm
1 Mar 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Establish care visit for pediatric cancer survivor

A 28-year-old woman is seen to establish care. Medical history is significant for acute lymphoblastic leukemia diagnosed and treated at age 5 years; she has been leukemia free since completion of therapy. Following a physical exam and cervical cancer screening, what is the most appropriate additional survivorship assessment to perform next?
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2022/02/22/3.htm
22 Feb 2022

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