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Majority of women prefer annual screening mammograms, despite potential ‘harms’

Majority of women prefer annual screening mammograms, despite potential ‘harms’
November 21, 2017

More than 70% of women would rather get screened for mammograms annually, despite the current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation that women at average risk for breast cancer be screened every 2 years beginning at age 50, according to recent data.

The findings will be presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America next week.

In the Journals

Testing for novel stool-based protein biomarkers improves CRC screening

November 20, 2017
Mass spectrometry testing for novel protein biomarkers in stool outperformed testing for hemoglobin in detecting colorectal cancer and advanced adenomas, according to…
In the Journals

ACP, CDC: Screen, vaccinate at-risk adults for HBV

November 20, 2017
The ACP and CDC jointly released a clinical guideline recommending that adults at-risk for hepatitis B virus infection be screened for and vaccinated against the…
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Early adverse events spur depression, health concerns in teens

November 17, 2017
Children who experience an increase of zero to three adverse childhood events, including poverty or traumatic events, were 25% more likely to have physical health…
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Focus on Managing Patients with Chronic Heart Failure

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

James Tauras, MD, provides his perspectives on issues related to the rapidly evolving pharmacologic management of…
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GI Bookshelf

Chapter 6: Infections In IBD - Clostridium difficile and Cytomegalovirus

From Clinical Challenges and Complications of IBD
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American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

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VIDEO: Smoking cessation more beneficial than lung cancer screening

May 23, 2016
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