Search results for "Oncology"

Results 1 - 10 of about 247 for "Oncology".
Sort by: Relevance | Newest | Oldest

Treating obesity as a disease

Obesity stems from genetics and environmental factors, but bias by physicians and the public may interfere with treating it as a disease.
1 Jul 2024

MKSAP Quiz: Screening after prostate cancer diagnosis

A 65-year-old man is evaluated after being diagnosed with high-risk prostate cancer. He is asymptomatic. Transrectal ultrasound biopsy showed multiple foci of prostate cancer in both lobes with the highest Gleason score of 8. Following a physical exam, tests, and treatment, what is the most appropriate screening test to perform next?
25 Jun 2024

MKSAP Quiz: Left lower pelvic pain

A 62-year-old woman is evaluated for left lower pelvic pain for the last 3 months. Family history is significant for ovarian cancer in her mother at age 51 years and triple-negative breast cancer in her sister at age 42 years. A CT shows an 8-cm left adnexal mass in the pelvis. What is the most appropriate initial management?
19 Mar 2024

Taking action to bridge the physician shortage

Addressing the critical physician shortage requires a comprehensive strategy focused on empowering physicians, revamping training models, and reshaping incentives to prioritize patient-centered care.
1 Apr 2024

New research evaluates strategies for prostate cancer screening

Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening reduced mortality over the long term, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and targeted biopsies improved early detection, and a multistep screening protocol involving a PSA test, a 4-kallikrein panel, and an MRI showed promise.
9 Apr 2024

The ethical nexus of health care: Purpose over profit

ACP is comprehensively examining the corrosive impact of profit-driven health care on the sacred patient-physician relationship in order to pave the way for potential solutions.
1 Feb 2024

Prior authorization policies varied widely among insurers

A cross-sectional analysis of privately administered Medicare Advantage plans in 2021 evaluated the proportions of government-administered traditional Medicare Part B spending and utilization that would have required prior authorization.
12 Mar 2024

Patient website and infection control plan developed for outpatient oncology clinics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is introducing two new educational resources as part of the Preventing Infections in Cancer Patients program.
8 Nov 2011

The human right to health

The intrinsic connection between health and life's quintessential pursuits is undeniable.
1 Nov 2023

ACP, Annals of Internal Medicine host forum on controversies in colorectal cancer screening

A full recording of “Controversies in Colorectal Cancer Screening” is available online.
12 Dec 2023

Result Page: Prev   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   Next