Researchers investigated whether a financial reward could help drive colorectal cancer participation.
Contrary to some concerns, persons at high risk for lung cancer who undergo CT lung scans are more likely to attempt smoking cessation regardless of their test results compared with unscreened persons.
The United States Multi-Society Task Force (MSTF) on Colorectal Cancer Screening updated its recommendations, confirming that screening in people at average risk should begin at age 50 years. The update also includes a ranking of current screening modalities.
Prostate-specific molecular imaging, such as PET and CT, can detect more cancer and improve patient care.
Screening mammography programs increased early detection of tumors, improving outcomes for those women; however, these programs also increased detection of tumors that would never pose a clinical problem.
Ethnic Differences, Cultural Barriers Negatively Impact Mammography Follow-up Among Asian Ethnic GroupsJune 23, 2017
Follow-up after abnormal results on mammography is more likely to be delayed among Asian American women compared with white women, and varies between different Asian ethnicities.
The Pediatric Cancer Working Group of the AACR released its first consensus screening guidelines for children with common cancer predisposition syndromes.
Developing a lung cancer screening program involves a number of challenges, including identifying patients in need of screening, patient follow-up, and community support.
Counseling current smokers and helping to direct their care may reduce lung cancer mortality in underserved low-income populations.
Although screening is often recommended as the first line of prevention for most cancers, recent recommendation from the USPSTF advises against thyroid cancer screening in nonsymptomatic adults.
Risk for Disease, Advanced Stage at Diagnosis Higher With Delayed Colonoscopy After Positive FIT ResultsMay 12, 2017
Waiting 10 months or longer before follow-up colonoscopy after a positive FIT result is associated with higher risk of disease as well as advanced stage at diagnosis.
Researchers summarize the program development, outcomes, and lessons learned from a program that provided cancer screening services for under/uninsured Asian Indio women.
Given recent guideline changes and lack of consistency in guidelines, a survey sought to highlight how primary care physicians recommend breast cancer screening to their patients.
Two-gene pigmented lesion test classifies skin lesions as melanoma or nonmelanoma, helping with diagnostic challenges faced with the visual image and pattern recognition approach.
This fact sheet reviews the types of mammograms, false-positive and false-negative results, digital mammography, and tomosynthesis mammography.
A review of the importance of cancer screening programs and the important role of the oncology nurse navigator/care coordinator in developing them.
Transportation issues, lack of awareness, other barriers may be to blame for diminished colorectal screening rates.
A free lung cancer screening program in Augusta, Georgia, found more than double the lung cancer rate of previous screenings.
Patients were more comfortable with their decisions about lung cancer screening after a shared decision-making visit.
ACS colorectal cancer statistics show an overall decrease in incidence due to increases in screening rates; however, age-related incidence is trending up in younger persons, down in older persons.
A protocol of testing of CA125 levels quarterly with subsequent transvaginal ultrasound examination increased detection of early-stage ovarian cancer in women at high-risk for the disease.
Digital mammography has improved breast cancer detection, increased biopsies.
Digital breast tomosynthesis used with full-field digital mammography has the potential to reduce call-back rates for breast examinations.
MRI screening has high specificity and positive predictive value in average risk women.
Annual lung cancer screening of only high-risk smokers more cost-effective than current methods.
Researchers estimate that out of the 6.8 million current and former smokers eligible for lung cancer screening in 2015, only a fraction received it.
Second study shows increase in lung cancer screening from 1.3 to 2.1 percent from 2010 to 2015
The implementation of recommendations opposing regular prostate cancer screening appear to have lowered treatment rates dramatically.
An assessment of the use of mammography and colonoscopy among fee-for-service Medicare beneficiaries before and after the Affordable Care Act demonstrates the impact of out-of-pocket costs in this population.
A review of data from 2 Danish cancer registries revealed the incidence of overdiagnosis of tumors not likely to affect a patient's health during her lifetime and diagnosis of advanced tumors in a program offering biennial mammography for women aged 50 to 69 years.
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