Oncology & Cancer

ACOG: shared decision-making key to breast cancer screening

(HealthDay)—Shared decision-making is being emphasized in new American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) mammography screening guidelines for women at average risk of breast cancer.

Surgery

Researchers improve how surgeons discuss high-stakes treatments

For frail older adults, acute health problems often have significant life-altering effects. Despite that reality, research shows that aggressive treatments, including surgery, are common near the end of life, even though ...

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