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Prostate Cancer Early Detection

Mark H. Kawachi, Robert R. Bahnson, Michael Barry, J. Erik Busby, Peter R. Carroll, H. Ballentine Carter, William J. Catalona, Michael S. Cookson, Jonathan I. Epstein, Ruth B. Etzioni, Veda N. Giri, George P. Hemstreet III, Richard J. Howe, Paul H. Lange, Hans Lilja, Kevin R. Loughlin, James Mohler, Judd Moul, Robert B. Nadler, Stephen G. Patterson, Joseph C. Presti, Antoinette M. Stroup, Robert Wake, and John T. Wei

guidelines, visit the NCCN Web site at www.NCCN.org ) provide a set of sequential recommendations detailing a screening and subsequent workup strategy for maximizing the detection of prostate cancer in an early, organ-confined state and attempting to

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Pregnancy Screening in Patients With Cancer

Annika M. Gustafson, Deborah J. Goldfrank, William A. Dunson, Daniel L. Mulkerin, Rebecca L. Caires, and Keith D. Eaton

Unknowingly treating a pregnant patient is a preventable harm. Screening appropriate patient populations for pregnancy is a preventive measure that can help avoid this “never” event. Yet, pregnancy screening is not consistently integrated into

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Lung Cancer Screening

Peter B. Bach

The author has no financial interest, arrangement, or affiliation with the manufacturers of any products discussed in the article or their competitors. References 1. Aisner J . CT screening for lung cancer: are we ready for

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Biomarkers in Colorectal Cancer Screening

Minhhuyen T. Nguyen and David S. Weinberg

tools for CRC screening Evaluate the efficacy, safety, convenience, and cost of stool, imaging, and endoscopy-based CRC screening methods Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cause of cancer death in men and women in the United States

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Controversies in Breast Cancer Screening Strategies

Therese Bevers, Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, Kevin C. Oeffinger, and Mary Lou Smith

At a panel discussion on controversies in breast cancer screening held recently at the NCCN 21st Annual Conference, representatives of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), American Cancer Society (ACS), and NCCN discussed the

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Setting Up a Lung Cancer Screening Program

Douglas Arenberg and Ella A. Kazerooni

In November 2010, the National Lung Cancer Screening Trial (NLST) was halted by the NIH, with the compelling news that CT reduced lung cancer mortality by 20% and all-cause mortality by 7% when 3 annual low-dose helical CT scans were performed in

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Update on the Implementation of NCCN Guidelines for Distress Management by NCCN Member Institutions

Kristine A. Donovan, Teresa L. Deshields, Cheyenne Corbett, and Michelle B. Riba

NCCN was among the first voices calling for routine screening of distress in patients with cancer. The first NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines) for Distress Management were published in 1999. 1 Since then, a number of

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NCCN Guidelines® Insights: Lung Cancer Screening, Version 1.2022

Featured Updates to the NCCN Guidelines

Douglas E. Wood, Ella A. Kazerooni, Denise Aberle, Abigail Berman, Lisa M. Brown, Georgie A. Eapen, David S. Ettinger, J. Scott Ferguson, Lifang Hou, Dipen Kadaria, Donald Klippenstein, Rohit Kumar, Rudy P. Lackner, Lorriana E. Leard, Inga T. Lennes, Ann N.C. Leung, Peter Mazzone, Robert E. Merritt, David E. Midthun, Mark Onaitis, Sudhakar Pipavath, Christie Pratt, Varun Puri, Dan Raz, Chakravarthy Reddy, Mary E. Reid, Kim L. Sandler, Jacob Sands, Matthew B. Schabath, Jamie L. Studts, Lynn Tanoue, Betty C. Tong, William D. Travis, Benjamin Wei, Kenneth Westover, Stephen C. Yang, Beth McCullough, and Miranda Hughes

: July 10, 2022; Expiration date: July 10, 2023 Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to: • Integrate into professional practice the updates to the NCCN Guidelines for Lung Cancer Screening

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Effects of a Provincial-Wide Implementation of Screening for Distress on Healthcare Professionals' Confidence and Understanding of Person-Centered Care in Oncology

Rie Tamagawa, Shannon Groff, Jennifer Anderson, Sarah Champ, Andrea Deiure, Jennifer Looyis, Peter Faris, and Linda Watson

endorsed as the sixth vital sign. 13 , 14 Many cancer accreditation standards recommend using the approach known as screening for distress (SFD). By identifying, assessing, and acting on patient concerns in the clinical environment, SFD promotes respectful

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HSR24-155: Disparities in Real-World Screening Mammography Compliance Rates by Body Mass Index and Mobility-Restricting Diagnosis—A Commercial Claims-Based Analysis

Julia Olsen, Scott Pohlman, and Jason Shames

Background: Screening mammography plays a key role in early breast cancer detection. This population-based claims analysis examines screening mammography compliance rates in populations prone to limitations or challenges with positioning during