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Large clinical trials change experts’ minds on prostate cancer screening

Prostate cancer screening is now something to consider for men aged 55 to 69, according to the federal panel tasked with making recommendations for such preventative care options. In a finalized recom... read more

Prostate-Cancer Screening: Men Should Forgo PSA Testing, Panel Advises

The USPSTF, which in 2009 recommended that women delay routine mammograms until age 50, based its prostate-cancer-screening guidelines on a review of previous research, including two large studies ... ... read more

Urologists say most men may skip PSA test for prostate cancer

A man with no risk factors for prostate cancer can go ... medical evidence from clinical trials instead of the “consensus opinion” of urologists, as was done in the past. The guideline acknowledges th... read more

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Nationwide effort aims for more diversity in clinical drug trials

The vast majority are white, a well-documented fact that health care experts ... clinical trial volunteers. An FDA report in 2013 analyzed the disparity in clinical trial participants for specific dis... read more

How One Family Tackled The 'Team Sport' Of Tough Prostate Cancer Choices

My first reaction to the option of active surveillance was "No." "No, no, no. No." A cancer diagnosis without any treatment seemed ludicrous. Even for prostate cancer, known as a sloth in the oncology ... read more

Research: Having a Black Doctor Led Black Men to Receive More-Effective Care

They were the most reluctant to have services done in the beginning, and they were the most likely to change their minds after talking to a black doctor and to have more services done. This is meaning... read more

Bowel cancer: early detection is vital

In fact, symptoms on the whole were not found to be as good indicators of bowel cancer as once believed, says Dr Barbara-Ann Adelstein, one of the researchers and now a Clinical Research ... Local can... read more

Epigenomics AG: Clinical Data Show That Colon Polyps Can be Detected With Simple Blood Test

Dr. Matthias Ebert, gastroenterologist at the renowned University Hospital of the Technical University of Munich, Germany, presented results of collaborative clinical studies within the company's Colo... read more

A Controversial New Study Says Mammograms Don't Save Lives. Should We Believe It?

In late 2009, a government-appointed panel of medical experts came under withering attack for suggesting that Americans were getting too many mammograms—that early screening ... clinical trials of mam... read more

New Prostate Cancer Test Shows Greater Accuracy

A new, more accurate test to detect prostate cancer may soon change the way doctors screen ... "It is not ready for routine clinical use, but the results are exciting enough to do large-scale prospect... read more

Surgery unneeded for most early-stage prostate cancer, study says

Most patients diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer ... experts noted. But overall, the clinical trial — the largest of its kind and the first in the era of widespread PSA screening — should be w... read more

Do 45-Year-Olds Really Need Colon Cancer Screening?

The large ... cancer screening is likely to continue. The question is what should people in the 45 to 49 age range do right now? Bearing in mind that the new ACS guideline is based on no direct clinic... read more

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