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trend.” Dr. Mohler, who has been a member of the NCCN Guidelines Panels for Prostate Cancer and Prostate Cancer Early Detection since 2005 and 2003, respectively, notes that life expectancy estimation for men with prostate cancer has had a

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Colorectal Cancer Screening, Version 1.2015

Dawn Provenzale, Kory Jasperson, Dennis J. Ahnen, Harry Aslanian, Travis Bray, Jamie A. Cannon, Donald S. David, Dayna S. Early, Deborah Erwin, James M. Ford, Francis M. Giardiello, Samir Gupta, Amy L. Halverson, Stanley R. Hamilton, Heather Hampel, Mohammad K. Ismail, Jason B. Klapman, David W. Larson, Audrey J. Lazenby, Patrick M. Lynch, Robert J. Mayer, Reid M. Ness, M. Sambasiva Rao, Scott E. Regenbogen, Moshe Shike, Gideon Steinbach, David Weinberg, Mary A. Dwyer, Deborah A. Freedman-Cass, and Susan Darlow

. 2 – 4 Hence, the goal of a CRC screening program is to reduce mortality through cancer prevention and early detection. Currently, the relative 5-year survival rate for patients with localized CRC is 90.5%, whereas for those with regional and distant

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Thinking Outside the Box About Screening for Ovarian Cancer: The Nose Knows!

Robert J. Morgan

NS . Predictive value of symptoms for early detection of ovarian cancer . J Natl Cancer Inst 2010 ; 102 : 222 – 229 . 5 Buys SS Partridge E Black A . Effect of screening on ovarian cancer mortality: the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and

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Management of Advanced Stage Hodgkin Lymphoma

Ranjana Advani, Weiyun Z. Ai, and Sandra J. Horning

avoidable toxicity? Br J Haematol 2001 ; 115 : 272 – 278 . 39. Jerusalem G Beguin Y Fassotte MF . Early detection of relapse by whole-body positron emission tomography in the follow-up of patients with Hodgkin's disease . Ann Oncol 2003

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Costs and Barriers of Cancer Screening After Positive Genetic Testing: Are Actionable Mutations Becoming “Unactionable”?

Ryan M. Kahn, Sushmita Gordhandas, Emeline Aviki, and Kara Long Roche

GORDHANDAS, MD Sushmita Gordhandas, MD, is a second-year gynecologic oncology fellow with the Gynecology Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Gordhandas’ primary research interests include early detection, risk reduction, and improving the

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The Role of MRI in Breast Cancer Screening

Constance D. Lehman and Robert A. Smith

balance of benefits and harms, other methods for early detection of breast cancer in high-risk women were actively pursued. Several single and multicenter studies of screening MRI in high-risk women detected invasive breast cancers that were neither

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Point: TheValue of Predicting Life Expectancy in Men with Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer

Douglass B. Clayton and Donald A. Urban

P . The assessment of patient life-expectancy: how accurate are urologists and oncologists? BJU Int 2005 ; 95 : 794 – 798 . 14. Howard DH . Life expectancy and the value of early detection . J Health Econ 2005 ; 24 : 891 – 906

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Counterpoint: Prostate Cancer Life Expectancy Can Not Be Accurately Predicted From Currently Available Tools

Susan A. McCloskey and Michael R. Kuettel

cancer? Urology 1998 ; 5 : 197 – 202 . 6. Howard DH . Life expectancy and the value of early detection . J Health Econ 2005 ; 24 : 891 – 906 . 7. Yan Y Carvalhal GF Catalona WJ . Primary treatment choices for men with

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Guidelines for Prostate Cancer Early Detection Counseling Regarding Healthy Lifestyle and Wellness: The previous bullets were deleted and the following added: ➤ Maintain a healthy body weight throughout life. ➤ Adopt a physically

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Wealth, Health Expenditure, and Cancer: A National Perspective

Jad Chahoud, Adele Semaan, and Alyssa Rieber

existence of widely available screening and early detection methods. 31 – 34 Methods Data We extracted the most recently available public data at the time (December 2014) to measure the 3 sets of indicators: wealth, health expenditure, and cancer