News tagged with cancer screening
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Healthy men shouldn't get routine prostate cancer screenings, says updated advice from a government panel that found the PSA blood tests do more harm than good.
Cancer May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Testing women to see if they are cured of HPV (the virus that can cause genital warts and cervical cancer) following treatment for abnormal cells on the surface of the cervix is more effective and cheaper than cytology testing ...
Cancer Nov 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Though prostate cancer makes the news a lot, much of the information seems conflicting or inconclusive, leaving men with few absolute answers.
Cancer Aug 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Regular mammography screening can help narrow the breast cancer gap between black and white women, according to a retrospective study published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment in August.
Cancer Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Colonoscopy is one of the most effective cancer screening procedures available. Colon cancer grows very slowly and can be treated if caught early through screening. But, perhaps because of this success, older Americans are ...
Cancer Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Among older women, getting a mammogram every two years was just as beneficial as getting a mammogram annually, and led to significantly fewer false positive results, according to a study led by UC San Francisco.
Cancer Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Targeting prostate cancer screening based on a man's age and genes could potentially save thousands of men from unnecessary treatment and save the NHS millions of pounds. The research is presented at the NCRI ...
Cancer Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Diabetes is linked with a significantly increased risk of death from many diseases, including specific cancers, in both men and women, according to a study published online June 14 in Diabetes Ca ...
Diabetes Jun 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a study exploring women's responses to being told about overdiagnosis in breast cancer screening, most women felt the information was important and could enable them to make choices.
Cancer Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In this week's BMJ, two experts debate whether celebrity involvement in public health campaigns can deliver long term benefits.
Health Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Biomarkers which could help to predict resistance to chemotherapy in breast cancer patients have been identified by researchers from the University of Hull, UK.
Cancer Apr 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic testing be limited to women whose family histories are associated with an increased likelihood of having BRC ...
Cancer Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Following a period for public comment, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released its final recommendation for prostate cancer screening. The Task Force now recommends against PSA-based screening for ...
Cancer May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A lung cancer risk prediction model developed by scientists at the University of Liverpool has been shown to be a viable tool for selecting high risk individuals for prevention and control programmes.
Cancer Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—In a new study, three types of screening methods used to determine whether breast cancer has spread to other parts of the body only spotted a small portion of tumors that had done so.
Cancer Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0