Rates of cancer screening and provider counseling are currently below the Healthy People 2020 targets.
For women with breast cancer, incorporating yoga into radiotherapy is associated with a lasting improvement in quality of life.
Discussion of PSA screening should focus on current guidelines and emphasize shared decision making, according to one clinician.
Colonoscopy quality and safety are comparable for nurse and physician endoscopy trainees.
Nivolumab may improve overall survival and has an acceptable long-term safety profile in advanced melanoma patients.
Most residents agree that care coordination could improve chronic disease management.
Final rule relating to HIPAA allows a patient or personal representative to access results directly from the laboratory.
A new model of care has been proposed where physicians focus on patients while team members perform other functions.
Changes in health insurance coverage can change adherence to preventive care, but does not impact health behaviors in general.
Mass cancellations of physicians in Medicare Advantage plans in many states prompts protests.
Caucasian women overestimate their risk of breast cancer while African American and Hispanic women underestimate their risk, according to research presented at BCS 2013.
A survey presented at BCS 2013 has found a number of factors that cause rural US women to avoid breast cancer screening.
The benefit of perioperative MRI for women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is "uncertain," found a study presented during BCS 2013.
ChemotherapyAdvisor.com Editorial Board member Dr. Edith Perez of the Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, recommends high impact abstracts at the Breast Cancer Symposium 2013.
Women who underwent radiation for ductal carcinoma in situ do not face an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, found a study presented at BCS 2013.
Elevated urinary levels of the organic compound were found in men with prostate cancer than in those without it.
Alvimopan also was found to shorten hospital length of stay.
It is associated with fewer positive surgical margins and reduced need for additional treatment.
Blood loss is reduced and hospital stays are shorter compared with retropubic radical prostatectomy, but oncologic outcomes are similar.
Modern diagnostics such as endoscopy have supplanted traditional methods of diagnosing UTUC.
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