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?
22 Nov 2016
This week's quiz asks readers to determine appropriate management of cervical cancer screening in a 26-year-old woman who had a normal Pap smear 1 year ago.
16 Aug 2016
Primary HPV testing without cotesting every 5 years now an option for cervical cancer screening, Task Force says
An accompanying editorial said that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's recommendations preserve the greatest range of choices for practitioners and patients but that their effect on cervical cancer mortality, among other issues, remains to be determined.
28 Aug 2018
MKSAP Quiz: optimal management of coronary artery disease
9 Mar 2010
Readers respond to the ACP InternistWeekly item about lower pay driving physicians to cut their hours, and to the cover story that questioned the value of the annual physical exam.
1 Apr 2010
Despite a treacherous political environment that posed a direct threat to ACP's efforts to preserve the historic gains in coverage from the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a group of six medical societies was able to preserve key components of the program.
1 Feb 2018
While it isn't recommended that primary care physicians perform whole-body skin exams for skin cancer, they can and should be alert for skin lesions with malignant features. An easy acronym and other tips and tricks can make the difference.
1 Feb 2013
What's new in ACP Hospitalist and other College publications, including the cover feature on spontaneous awakening trials, coverage of medication discrepancies during the transfer between facilities, and a Success Story about how one hospitalist Web site streamlines signouts. Plus, test yourself with questions on sedation and ventilation excerpted from MKSAP 14.
1 Oct 2009
All adults with HIV should receive antiretroviral therapy (ART) regardless of CD4 cell count, according to the 2012 International Antiviral Society-USA panel recommendations.
24 Jul 2012
Blame the rising rate of prostate cancer on better testing. Blame it on the ubiquity of the disease as men age. Just don't blame it on the pathologists. They feel bad enough.
1 Jul 2008