Primary care physicians who raise the subject of breast cancer screening with their patients may discover that they approach this decision from a different perspective.
1 Oct 2021
Mailing fecal immunochemical tests to patients due for colorectal cancer screening increased screening uptake
Compared with usual care clinics, intervention clinics had a significantly higher adjusted clinic-level proportion of participants who completed a mailed fecal immunochemical test, and more participants at intervention clinics than usual care clinics completed any colorectal cancer screening.
14 Aug 2018
Discussion of stopping cancer screening may go best when focused on lack of benefit instead of limited life expectancy
Survey respondents' most preferred phrase was “your other health issues should take priority”; the least preferred choice was “the doctor does not give an explanation.”
3 Jul 2018
Brigham and Women's Hospital has seen positive results from creating ambulatory safety nets for patients at risk for cancer.
1 Jan 2020
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 Feb 2022
The new American Thoracic Society (ATS) and Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) guideline updates the 2007 community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) guideline, and changes include a different perspective on macrolides.
8 Oct 2019
Based on the available evidence, the American Cancer Society recommends that women who are at average risk of breast cancer should have regular screening mammography beginning at age 45.
27 Oct 2015
The guide provides information for clinicians on common terminology and initial evaluation, medical management, transgender-specific surgical options, medicolegal and societal issues, and practice improvement.
2 Jul 2019
Internists are constantly pressed for time during visits, so when discussing breast density, a couple of quick talking points can help alleviate anxiety.
1 Jun 2020
Patients who used an iPad app had twice the colorectal cancer screening rates as those in a control group.
13 Mar 2018