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What's next for breast cancer screening?

The release last November of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's new guidelines on screening for breast cancer prompted an immediate firestorm. ... As always, we want to hear from you. If you have an opinion about the breast cancer screening
February 2010

Colorectal cancer

50 to 64 years who were current with colorectal cancer screening (76.5% and 72.1%, respectively). ... They wrote that concerted efforts are needed to inform younger patients about the benefits, insurance coverage, and methods of colorectal cancer
March 2020

Lung cancer

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently expanded its recommendation to call for annual lung cancer screening of more patients. ... Several mentioned the potential of the expanded recommendation to reduce existing inequities in lung
March 2021

Changes coming for colon cancer screening

Potential paths to a higher-value colon cancer screening system include developing alternative screening technologies, refining risk assessment and surveillance, and lowering the cost of sedation. ... Similar results were found in the validation group.
July 2014

Lung cancer

Low-dose CT has high sensitivity and reasonable specificity for the detection of lung cancer, with demonstrated benefit in screening persons at high risk, the draft recommendation stated. ... To be consistent with the USPSTF recommendation on counseling
July 2020

Preventive care

Patients with primary care clinic appointment times later in the day were less likely to receive recommendations for cancer screening, a study found. ... In these situations, cancer screening may not be discussed or may be deferred to the future,” the
May 2019

Cancer screening

ACP's Practice Assessment Tool for screening for breast and prostate cancer is now available online.
July 2018

Lung screening's benefits, challenges

the first author on a meta-analysis of seven studies examining racial differences in adherence to lung cancer screening. ... Low-dose CT screening is still the new kid on the block compared with mammography and other cancer screening, Dr.
March 2022

Cancer screening

In discussions about stopping cancer screening, patients may prefer that clinicians use phrases that reference other health priorities and guidelines rather than referencing life expectancy or offering no explanation at all, ... techniques to test
July 2018

DynaMed Plus Quiz: Breast cancer screening Test yourself with this quiz from DynaMed Plus. Screening for breast cancer refers to any test performed on ... The DynaMed Plus topic on mammography for breast
July 2017

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