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Be on alert for CRC in younger patients

Medical groups are coming to consensus about expanded screening guidelines for colorectal cancer that lower the age to begin screening.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/09/be-on-alert-for-crc-in-younger-patients.htm
1 Sep 2021

Details debated in breast screening

Amid a thicket of competing and sometimes conflicting studies about breast cancer screening, medical groups have adopted differing stances on how to address the conundrum of harms versus benefits.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/03/breast-screening.htm
1 Mar 2017

Changes coming for colon cancer screening

Colonoscopies are an obvious target in the current push to decrease health care costs, given their expense and utilization, said experts at Digestive Disease Week in Chicago in May.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2014/07/colonoscopy.htm
1 Jul 2014

Lung cancer screening guideline debated

New screening recommendations for low-dose CT for smokers will prove to be trickier to follow than most preventive care guidelines, experts say. Learn what issues to consider, where to refer patients, and how to deal with the results.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2014/03/lung-cancer.htm
1 Mar 2014

Guideline recommends colorectal cancer screening starting at age 45

Adults should be screened with either a high-sensitivity stool-based test or a structural (visual) examination, depending on patient preference and test availability, the guideline said.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2018/06/05/4.htm
5 Jun 2018

Model supports high-intensity surveillance after detection of colorectal adenomas

The target population was U.S. patients ages 50, 60, or 70 years with low-risk or high-risk adenomas removed after screening via colonoscopy or fecal immunochemical testing.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2019/09/24/1.htm
24 Sep 2019

HPV vaccine impacts disease, screening

While HPV immunization is recommended during adolescence, internists practicing in the postvaccine era have their own host of considerations: namely, screening for cervical cancer and providing catch-up vaccination.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2017/02/hpv.htm
1 Feb 2017

FIT screening may not be the best method to find right-sided cancers, study indicates

An accompanying editorial noted that fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) may be less effective in the right colon in part because lesions grow more rapidly and bleed less.
https://acpinternist.org/weekly/archives/2018/10/02/5.htm
2 Oct 2018

Integrating oral health into primary care

A comprehensive primary care model that includes oral health is needed to prevent health problems, reduce costs, and provide equitable care.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/11/integrating-oral-health-into-primary-care.htm
1 Nov 2021

In the News

New opioid therapy guidelines released; PFO closure may help migraines.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/04/in-the-news.htm
1 Apr 2009

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