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Screening for lung cancer a struggle

Lung cancer has an alarmingly low five-year survival rate, but screening, if implemented well, can improve it.
1 May 2018

MKSAP Quiz: Colorectal cancer screening without colon preparation

A 65-year-old man is interested in initial colorectal cancer screening but adamantly refuses to undergo colon preparation and does not want to modify his diet. Medical and family histories and physical exam results are unremarkable, and he takes no medications. What is the most appropriate screening test?
8 Oct 2019

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.
1 May 2019

DynaMed Plus Quiz: Breast cancer screening

Test yourself with this quiz from DynaMed Plus.
1 Jul 2017

Lung cancer screening based on gains in life expectancy could maximize benefits

Risk-based and life-gained-based strategies provide substantially greater life extension and death prevention than screening based on current recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a study found.
22 Oct 2019

Time of day associated with ordering, completion of cancer screening

An editorial noted that referrals to screening could be handled by other clinic staff, easing the burden on physicians.
14 May 2019

MKSAP Quiz: 4-year history of ulcerative colitis

A 29-year-old man is evaluated during a routine examination. His medical history is significant for ulcerative colitis involving the entire colon, which was diagnosed 4 years ago. His symptoms responded to therapy with mesalamine and have remained in remission on this medication. His family history is significant for a maternal uncle who died of colon cancer at the age of 50 years. What is the most appropriate interval at which to perform colonoscopy with biopsies in this patient?
15 Nov 2016

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.
1 Jul 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.
16 Aug 2022

ACP issues new guidance on colorectal cancer screening

For asymptomatic, average-risk patients ages 50 to 75 years, the guidance suggests use of a fecal immunochemical test (FIT) or high-sensitivity guaiac-based fecal occult blood test every two years, colonoscopy every 10 years, or flexible sigmoidoscopy every 10 years plus FIT every two years.
5 Nov 2019

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