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Squeezing in the cancer screening talk

By making the most of team members and technology, internists can free up valuable physician-patient interaction time to most effectively apply cancer screening guidelines.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2019/10/squeezing-in-the-cancer-screening-talk.htm
1 Oct 2019

ACP offers new Practice Assessment Tool for breast and prostate cancer screening

This free activity is recommended for physicians who have limited experience in practice assessment or are new to the health care quality improvement process, and is eligible for up to 20 CME credits and 20 Maintenance of Certification Practice Assessment points.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2018/07/03/5.htm
3 Jul 2018

Low-value cancer screening may be commonly provided to older U.S. adults

An observational study found that patients often continued to be screened for cervical, breast, and colorectal cancer after passing guideline-recommended age thresholds.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2021/08/17/4.htm
17 Aug 2021

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 nodules and cancer screening in latest podcast episode from The Curbsiders

Denitza Blagev, MD, addresses recommendations for lung cancer screening as well as some of the terms used by pulmonologists and radiologists.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/03/03/5.htm
3 Mar 2020

Colorectal screening methods debated

The prevention successes achieved by colorectal cancer screening have been well documented, but the debate persists regarding to what extent should doctors insist on colonoscopy, rather than allowing patients to select a method that they are more likely to consistently follow.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2016/06/colorectal.htm
1 Jun 2016

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

Study finds low uptake of lung cancer screening in eligible Medicare patients

Although Medicare has covered lung cancer screening for eligible patients since 2015, the study found that screening numbers were low in 2016 among Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries, with lower frequency among nonwhite patients and those in regions other than the Northeast.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/06/23/5.htm
23 Jun 2020

Middle-age adults getting less colorectal cancer screening than retirement-age adults

Specific population-based efforts to increase colorectal cancer screening are needed so that patients start at age 50 years and continue through age 75 years for the most benefit, study authors said.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2020/03/24/2.htm
24 Mar 2020

European guidelines for breast cancer screening differ from U.S. recommendations

The guidelines pertain to organized screening programs for women ages 40 to 75 years who are at average risk for breast cancer and address screening type and frequency, as well as follow-up of abnormal results.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/11/26/4.htm
26 Nov 2019

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