They found in BMJ that screening helps diagnose prostate cancer at an earlier stage, but does not significantly reduce mortality while risking overtreatment. ... Results suggest that at least half of men aged 60 and older might not need prostate cancer
Black patients were more likely than white patients to be diagnosed with colorectal cancer between screening colonoscopies, a recent study found. ... Further research is needed, including about the quality of colorectal cancer screening for black
Given this patient's symptoms of increasing abdominal girth, along with her family history, ovarian cancer is a reasonable concern. ... All patients with a new diagnosis of dermatomyositis should undergo age- and sex-appropriate cancer screening.
HNPCC. The mutation confers an approximately 80% lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer. ... Early endometrial cancer screening may also help these patients, though clear evidence of benefit is lacking.
ACP has issued guidance in several areas of women's health over the past year, including pelvic exams, cervical cancer screening, and breast cancer screening. ... recommendations, such as that against annual pelvic screening exams in asymptomatic, average
The patient had a thorough examination 6 months ago while she was asymptomatic that included routine laboratory studies, age- and sex-appropriate cancer screening, and a chest radiograph; all results were
Some of these codes are already familiar to you, such as CPT 99408 and CPT 99409 for alcohol misuse screening; HCPCS G0101 for cervical cancer screening; and CPT 82947, CPT 82950 ... or CPT 82951 for diabetes screening tests.
O’Dell. Lung cancer risk may be an effect of the habits of the patients. ... It's a lot of routine health care maintenance. Cancer screening, cardiovascular risk factor modification and osteoporosis [treatment] should be part of any good internist's
The USPSTF found little evidence on the accuracy of screening pelvic examinations to detect various conditions, including ovarian cancer (four studies, n=26,432), bacterial vaginosis (two studies, n=930), genital ... Of the four studies reporting on
Our second story updates readers on the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's latest recommendations on lung cancer screening. ... competition. What do you think about e-cigarettes? How have you addressed the new guidance on lung cancer screening?