of routine cervical cancer screening at age 65, the authors said. ... Screening is more difficult after menopause, they acknowledged, but patients may benefit from it.
as well as a companion framework to help clinicians think about the value of different intensities of cancer screening. ... In addition to providing current high-value screening advice, the paper also looks at future directions to enhance cancer
Outcomes included overall survival, progression-free survival, and all-cause and lung cancer-specific mortality. ... Tobacco cessation treatment must extend beyond large cancer centers to reach community cancer centers, community health centers, lung
The Lupus Foundation of America notes that the overall risk of cancer is 10% to 15% higher in people with lupus. ... liver. “Preventive cancer screening should be up to date,” said Dr. Kiriakidou.
Researchers reviewed 19 published studies of 8 different brands of FITs to determine their diagnostic accuracy for colorectal cancer and to identify factors affecting their performance characteristics. ... cancer cases detected as well as the number of
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2009/01/editor.htm. A digest of this month's issue, including the risks and drawbacks of stopping clinical trials early for benefit, colon cancer screening and ... events. Also featured is an update on colorectal cancer
New research suggests that risk stratification may help determine which patient groups would benefit from either colonoscopy or noncolonoscopy cancer screening strategies. ... If this [risk] index is further validated externally in independent cohorts,
In patients with pulmonary symptoms or at risk for lung cancer, a chest radiograph may help evaluate for an occult malignancy. ... Patients with this type of itch should undergo age- and sex-appropriate cancer screening, if they are not up-to-date.
Results were published Sept. 24 by Annals of Internal Medicine. Without surveillance or screening, patients age 50 years had a lifetime colorectal cancer incidence of 10.9% after LRA removal and ... Subsequent colonoscopic screening, low-intensity
The control group attended weekly 60-minute group sessions in which health care professionals provided lectures on managing hypertension, cancer screening and vaccinations.