Search results for "Cancer Screening"

Results 31 - 40 of about 198 for "Cancer Screening".

Lung cancer

People should not receive a chest X-ray for lung cancer screening, and low-dose CT screening is not recommended for everyone, according to an interim report published on the ... Hospitals and screening centers should establish ethical policies for
May 2012

Social determinants of health

Interventions that increase recommended cancer screening, facilitate lead testing in children, or identify patients with hypertension through community outreach can enormously advance health even as they remain invisible to systems that
February 2020


The goal of the study was to estimate the effect of breast cancer screening on death from breast cancer in Medicare beneficiaries ages 70 to 84 years. ... They concluded that continuing annual mammography after age 75 years did not substantially reduce
February 2020

Colorectal cancer

This has implications for changing average-risk screening to age 45 years, the authors said, noting that adenocarcinomas still make up the overwhelming majority of colorectal cancer cases in younger patients. ... With the data reported in Annals and the
December 2020

Transgender care

Transgender individuals have increased rates of certain types of cancer, substance abuse, mental health conditions, infections, and chronic diseases. ... Due to a lack of transgender-specific data, cancer screening and other prevention strategies should
July 2019

High-value care

estimating the impact of insurance on patients' outcomes;. performing cost-effective cancer screening;.
January 2017


using the test for prostate cancer screening in men of all ages in the general population. ... A related commentary argued that the USPSTF recommendation underestimates the benefits and overestimates the harms of prostate cancer screening.
May 2012


the past year, having a primary care clinician as a usual source of care, or having seen a specialist) and care quality (receiving influenza vaccination, pneumonia vaccination, and colon cancer screening). ... Patients from minority groups with Medicare
August 2021

Mammography poses small benefits, latent risks in elderly

Screening mammography, like all cancer screening tests, has potential drawbacks, including adverse effects on survival, comfort, function and psychological well-being emanating from all procedures that result from screening. ... Walter LC, Covinsky KE.
January 2009

Aiding patients' decisions on PSA screening

with prostate cancer be informed about the uncertainties, risks and potential benefits of prostate cancer screening beginning at age 45. ... from the Foundation for Informed Medical Decision Making. “Prostate Cancer Screening: Should you get a PSA test?
July 2011

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