Oncology & Cancer

Most hospitalists would not order inpatient mammography

(HealthDay)—Most hospitalists feel that they should not be involved in breast cancer screening, according to a study published in the April issue of the Journal of Hospital Medicine.

Oncology & Cancer

Study: Breast cancer overtreatment costs US $4B a year

Sharpening a medical debate about the costs and benefits of cancer screening, a new report estimates that the U.S. spends $4 billion a year on unnecessary medical costs due to mammograms that generate false alarms, and on ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health inequalities in detection of breast cancer

Women with a mental illness (including depression, anxiety and serious mental illnesses) are less likely to be screened for breast cancer, according to new research published in the BJPsych (online first).

Oncology & Cancer

ASCO: Family docs can up return rates for mammograms

(HealthDay)—A personalized letter from a family physician may help improve return rates for screening mammography, according to research scheduled to be presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology's 2014 Breast ...

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