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USPSTF recommends against ovarian cancer screening in asymptomatic women

USPSTF recommends against ovarian cancer screening in asymptomatic women
February 13, 2018

Read the Perspective from Maurie Markman, MD

Family history increases breast cancer risk regardless of age

February 12, 2018
First-degree family history was associated with a significantly increased risk for invasive breast cancer among older women regardless of a relative’s age…

USPSTF releases draft recommendation on syphilis screening in pregnant women

February 6, 2018
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has issued a draft recommendation affirming its 2009 decision that all women who are pregnant should be screened for syphilis. …

10 important updates for World Cancer Day

February 2, 2018
Sunday, Feb. 4, is World Cancer Day, a day that organizers stated is intended to “save millions of preventable deaths each year by raising awareness and education…
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