HPV DNA testing recommended in all resource settings; HIV should undergo screening more often
Consensus guideline states that a 2 mm margin is enough to guard against recurrences while reducing need for additional operations for women with DCIS who undergo breast-conserving surgery.
ASCO has laid out a game plan to set the stage for incorporating new therapies and approaches into clinical guidelines as quickly and accurately as possible.
The American Society for Clinical Oncology has developed guidelines for the management and palliative care of women diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer.
ASCO Statement Seeks to Balance Prescription Opioids for Patients With Cancer and Misuse and Abuse PreventionMay 31, 2016
ASCO addresses the complex issues surrounding prescription opioids in a new policy statement. ASCO supports the efforts of multiple federal offices and agencies to prevent and respond to prescription drug abuse, and is also working to protect access to appropriate medical opioid therapy for patients with cancer.
USPSTF Releases Updated Recommendations for Aspirin Use to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease and Colorectal CancerApril 18, 2016
The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated its recommendations on low-dose aspirin use for the primary prevention of CVD and the use of aspirin and NSAIDs for prevention of CRC.
Oncologists should raise awareness of HPV-related cancers and role of vaccinations
Guideline on muscle-invasive and metastatic bladder cancer, with qualifying statements
Mainly supportive of guidelines, but concerns include a lack of evidence underlying some new recommendations.
As the American College of Surgeons' Commision on Cancer milestones approach, ASTRO publishes a template to ensure consistent, comprehensive survivorship care plans can be developed for cancer survivors whose treatment involved radiotherapy.
The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) has provided guidelines for physicians wishing to become more active via social media.
American College of Radiology (ACR) Releases Updated Appropriateness Criteria, Including 3 New CriteriaNovember 13, 2015
American College of Radiology updated its Appropriateness Criteria for 19 topics, including 3 new criteria. These guidelines assist clinicians in the most efficacious use of radiology.
Similar rates of recommended processes of diabetes care were observed for both nurse practitioners and primary care physicians, according to a recent study.
Qualifications to guidelines include stronger statements in favor of chemotherapy in some cases.
A majority of surgeon continue to recommend annual breast cancer screening for women in their forties, despite a 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation that recommends otherwise.
Many clinicians screen for cervical cancer too early or too often, data suggests.
In the update, authors summarize 2014 studies that are highly relevant to gastroenterology, including esophageal diseases, pancreatic cancer, and colorectal cancer.
Women in their 40s should make an informed personal decision, say the new draft guidelines.
American Thyroid Association (ATA) releases updated treatment guidelines for medullary thyroid carcinomaApril 23, 2015
The American Thyroid Association (ATA) has released updated guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC), a revision of the original guidelines published in 2009.
Oral contraceptive use, tubal sterilization, and genetic testing and counseling recommended by the Society of Gynecologic Oncology.
Guidelines called Lung-RADS, if used, would have generated considerably fewer false-positives than the National Lung Screening Trial produced, according to a recent study.
Updated lung cancer guideline will include new recommendations for ALK testing by IHC, ALK-EGFR resistance, and a number of emerging molecular targets.
Recommended safe handling practices for workers who administer antineoplastic drugs in health care settings are not always followed, according to a new study.
A recent review has found insufficient consistent data exist to recommend a change in use of levothyroxine as the only drug needed to treat hypothyroidism.
Recommendations are for men whose tumors have grown resistant to hormonal therapies were issued jointly by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) in Canada.
Evidence-based recommendations have been developed for chemotherapy and targeted therapy for women with HER2-negative advanced breast cancer.
The Endocrine Society recently issued a Clinical Practice Guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of two types of rare adrenal tumors: pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas.
Only 35 percent of women meet current physical activity guidelines after breast cancer diagnosis, with African-American women less likely to meet guidelines, according to a study published online.
New guidelines have been developed for clinical follow-up care for prostate cancer survivors. Issues addressed include health promotion, surveillance for recurrence, and new primaries.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is updating its guidelines on adjuvant endocrine therapy to recommend tamoxifen for up to 10 years for women with nonmetastatic hormone receptor-positive breast cancer.
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