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Differences in Patient Screening Mammography Rates Associated With Internist Gender and Level of Training and Change Following the 2009 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Guidelines

Dawn J. Brooks

Breast cancer is currently the second greatest cause of cancer-related death in women living in the United States, with approximately 40,000 women dying annually from complications of breast cancer. 1 As a result of both earlier detection through

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Routine Imaging or No Routine Imaging, Is That the Question?

Laurie Elit, Gregory R. Pond, and Mark N. Levine

interventions exist that can alter the clinical course of the disease. Otherwise, the only impact of early detection is to give the patient more time with the disease (lead-time bias). Introducing potentially toxic treatments such as chemotherapy to asymptomatic

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Appropriate Use of Imaging to Detect Primary, Second Primary, and Recurrent Breast Cancer

Bethany L. Niell

, recurrent, or second primary breast cancers before symptoms develop, because early detection results in decreased mortality and treatment morbidity. Although screening mammography decreases breast cancer mortality by 20% to 40%, only 58% of women aged 40 to

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, University of Michigan, Network Genome-Wide Association Studies for Early Detection of Cancers In addition, the following past recipients presented their findings as part of the oral and poster presentations at the NCCN 2019 Annual Conference: Saad Kenderian

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Colon Cancer Screening Continues as Pivotal to Cancer Prevention

Randall W. Burt

screening is somewhat unique compared with currently recommended cancer screening programs, because it is to a large extent prevention, although early detection is also provided. Several studies have shown it to be as or even more cost-effective than other

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Reply to ‘It May be Time to Abandon Urine Tests for Bladder Cancer’

Hideki Furuya and Charles J. Rosser

effective cancer risk assessment, early detection, and early diagnosis of bladder cancer, ushering in a new era in bladder cancer diagnosis. Call for Correspondence JNCCN is committed to providing a forum to enhance collaboration between academic

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NCCN Virtual Policy Summit: Defining the “New Normal” — 2021 and the State of Cancer Care in America Following 2020

Alyssa A. Schatz, Lindsey Bandini, and Robert W. Carlson

Appendix 1 . Impact of COVID-19 on Cancer Treatment and Early Detection Throughout March and April of 2020, state and local government officials issued shelter-in-place orders to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. As a result, cancer research

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I Can’t Breathe!

Margaret Tempero

across many cancers and where black and brown people frequently face many barriers in access to care for prevention and early detection. This should be something we think about every day. More importantly, we should put our words into action. Begin by

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Incident Cancer Detection During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Antoine Eskander, Qing Li, Jiayue Yu, Julie Hallet, Natalie G. Coburn, Anna Dare, Kelvin K.W. Chan, Simron Singh, Ambica Parmar, Craig C. Earle, Lauren Lapointe-Shaw, Monika K. Krzyzanowska, Timothy P. Hanna, Antonio Finelli, Alexander V. Louie, Nicole Look Hong, Jonathan C. Irish, Ian J. Witterick, Alyson Mahar, Christopher W. Noel, David R. Urbach, Daniel I. McIsaac, Danny Enepekides, and Rinku Sutradhar

Background Cancer survival rates have improved over the past decade, in part because of earlier detection of disease. 1 , 2 However, screening programs with accessible in-person care have been impacted by the emergency health measures put in

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Conservative Management of Adolescents With Abnormal Cytology and Histology

Anna-Barbara Moscicki

guideline for the early detection of cervical neoplasia and cancer . CA Cancer J Clin 2002 ; 52 : 342 – 362 . 2. Doorbar J Foo C Coleman N . Characterization of events during the late stages of HPV16 infection in vivo using high