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Highlights MKSAP Quiz: gradual memory loss. Patients with advanced cancers frequently undergo cancer screening tests that are unlikely to benefit them, researchers ... Among women with advanced cancer, 8.9%
October 2010

Making more sense of breast density

In its 2016 recommendation statement, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force concluded that the evidence was insufficient to assess the benefits and harms of adjunctive breast cancer screening using breast ... 2016;164:279-96. Smetana GW, Elmore JG, Lee
June 2020


24 Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The authors interviewed 812 patients with epithelial ovarian cancer diagnosed between Jan. ... Rather, they highlight the urgent need to develop better molecular markers and improved imaging modalities for
February 2010

Men's health

in breast cancer screening, concluded researchers in a Swedish registry-based study. ... Overall, 293 (95% CI, 177 to 799) men needed to be invited for screening and 12 needed to be diagnosed to prevent one prostate cancer death.
July 2010


Oncology: hepatocellular carcinoma, age-appropriate cancer screening;. Psychosocial: depression, anxiety;. Endocrinology: thyroid, calcium hemostasis/bone health, obesity/metabolic syndrome, diabetes, dyslipidemia;.
October 2017


To examine adherence to population cancer screening guidelines, researchers conducted a retrospective cohort study among 26 centers to find long-term survivors of childhood cancer diagnosed between 1970 and 1986. ... Survivors of childhood cancer and
October 2010

Overcoming colonoscopy's image problem Colon cancer screening saves lives, but internists have to overcome patients' initial unease with the test. ... Promote prevention. Be clear to patients that colorectal cancer screening is absolutely
January 2009

Prostate cancer

Without screening, the risk for prostate cancer death is 2.86%. The strategies studied included the following:. ... Researchers wrote, “As shown in the PLCO [Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening] trial and supported by our model
February 2013


Clinical management of myotonic muscular dystrophy patients should include routine population-based cancer screening strategies, particularly for colon cancer, and careful assessment of therapy-related risks and benefits, the authors concluded.
December 2011

Lung cancer

Preventive Services Task Force, a study found. Selecting candidates for lung cancer screening based on gains in life expectancy could maximize the benefits and minimize the harms of screening programs in ... These models can greatly improve our ability
October 2019

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