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Health reform could improve the lives of patients, internists

Health reform legislation represents a historic shift in the federal government's role in health care, but debate continues whether it will be good for America and for internal medicine.
1 May 2010

Would Congress cut funding for popular health care programs?

A serious bi-partisan discussion is needed to make serious decisions about health care reform.
1 Nov 2010

Potential overdiagnosis may be significantly associated with breast cancer screening

Danish researchers assessed screening programs offering biennial mammography for women ages 50 to 69 years to determine trends in the incidence of advanced and nonadvanced breast cancer tumors.
10 Jan 2017

MKSAP Quiz: Establish care visit for pediatric cancer survivor

A 28-year-old woman is seen to establish care. Medical history is significant for acute lymphoblastic leukemia diagnosed and treated at age 5 years; she has been leukemia free since completion of therapy. Following a physical exam and cervical cancer screening, what is the most appropriate additional survivorship assessment to perform next?
22 Feb 2022

New guidance issued on breast cancer screening, hormone therapy

Among other recommendations, screening mammography should be offered to women at average risk of breast cancer starting at age 40 years, and a shared decision-making process should be used to decide about the age to begin mammography screening.
27 Jun 2017

Discuss options with patients to increase colorectal cancer screening rates

Yul Ejnes, MD, MACP, continues his monthly column at, discussing how physicians can increase screening rates for the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S.
17 Dec 2013

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

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 May 2021

FIT may be useful for screening above-average-risk populations for colorectal cancer

A meta-analysis of 12 studies found that fecal immunochemical testing (FIT) may be a viable alternative screening strategy for patients at increased risk for colorectal cancer, but the authors and an accompanying editorial noted that the quality of the evidence was low.
27 Jun 2017

High-value management of patients with GI symptoms

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, rectal bleeding, and chronic diarrhea can be controlled better by applying high-value care.
1 Jun 2017

ACP releases new adult high-value care cases

Interactive cases can be completed in 30 to 60 minutes on a desktop, laptop, tablet, or smartphone, and take-home tools are available for download to help physicians incorporate high-value care principles into their practices.
31 Jan 2017

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