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Cancer Screening/Prevention Collection
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ACP Journal Club |  15 July 2014
In persons at average risk, stool DNA tests had higher sensitivity than FIT for detecting colorectal cancer
Richard M. Hoffman, MD, MPH
Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(2):JC10. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-161-2-201407150-02010
ACP Journal Club |  20 May 2014
Annual mammography screening did not reduce long-term breast cancer mortality in women 40 to 59 years of age
Suzanne W. Fletcher, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2014;160(10):JC7. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-160-10-201405200-02007
ACP Journal Club |  21 January 2014
Annual or biennial FOBT screening reduced colorectal cancer mortality, but not all-cause mortality, at 30 years
Robert H. Fletcher, MD, MSc
Ann Intern Med. 2014;160(2):JC2. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-160-2-201401210-02002
ACP Journal Club |  18 June 2013
Automated reminders and increasing intense support increased uptake of colorectal cancer screening
Robert H. Fletcher, MD, MSc
Ann Intern Med. 2013;158(12):JC8. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-158-12-201306180-02008
ACP Journal Club |  20 November 2012
A single FIT (≥ 50 ng Hb/mL) detected 38% of screen-detected advanced colorectal neoplasia
Richard F. Logan, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2012;157(10):JC5-10. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-157-10-201211200-02010
ACP Journal Club |  18 September 2012
Review: CT screening for lung cancer reduced mortality in 1 large trial but not in 2 smaller trials
Alfred I. Neugut, MD, PhD; Melissa K. Accordino, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2012;157(6):JC3-6. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-157-6-201209180-02006
ACP Journal Club |  18 September 2012
Flexible sigmoidoscopy screening reduced colorectal cancer incidence and mortality in older adults
Charles J. Kahi, MD, MSc, FACP, FACG, AGAF; Thomas F. Imperiale, MD, FACP, AGAF
Ann Intern Med. 2012;157(6):JC3-3. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-157-6-201209180-02003
ACP Journal Club |  21 February 2012
Immunochemical FOBT was accurate for detecting colorectal cancer but less so for other GI lesions
Robert H. Fletcher, MD, MSc
Ann Intern Med. 2012;156(4):JC2-10. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-156-4-201202210-02010
ACP Journal Club |  21 December 2010
Review: Angiotensin-receptor blockers increase risk for cancer but not cancer-related death
John P. Vavalle, MD; L. Kristin Newby, MD, MHS
Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(12):JC6-8. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-12-201012210-02008
ACP Journal Club |  19 October 2010
Colorectal cancer screening with fecal immunochemical testing had higher adherence than screening with guaiac-based FOBT
Harvey J. Murff, MD, MPH
Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(8):JC4-5. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-8-201010190-02005
ACP Journal Club |  17 August 2010
Low-dose computed tomography was associated with higher risk for false-positive lung cancer screening than chest radiography
Matthew B. Stanbrook, MD, PhD
Ann Intern Med. 2010;153(4):JC2-5. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-153-4-201008170-02005
ACP Journal Club |  15 June 2010
Immunochemical FOBT had higher participation and detection rates than guaiac-based FOBT for colorectal cancer screening
Robert H. Fletcher, MD, MSc
Ann Intern Med. 2010;152(12):JC6-2. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-152-12-201006150-02002
ACP Journal Club |  18 May 2010
Anti-TNFα therapy did not increase short- or medium-term risk for cancer in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
Malcolm Smith, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2010;152(10):JC5-13. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-152-10-201005180-02013
ACP Journal Club |  17 March 2009
Combined therapy with folic acid and vitamins B6 and B12 did not affect cancer risk in women at high risk for CV disease
Andrew K. Diehl, MD, MSc
Ann Intern Med. 2009;150(6):JC3-9. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-150-6-200903170-02009
ACP Journal Club |  18 November 2008
4% lidocaine gel applied to the breasts before screening mammography reduced discomfort
Chris Del Mar, MD
Ann Intern Med. 2008;149(10):JC5-9. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-149-10-200811180-02009
ACP Journal Club |  19 August 2008
Risk for cancer was still increased over 2 years after stopping hormone therapy
Angela M. Cheung, MD, PhD
Ann Intern Med. 2008;149(4):JC2-11. doi:10.7326/0003-4819-149-4-200808190-02011
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