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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

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Optimal Surveillance Strategies After Surgery for Renal Cell Carcinoma

Mark D. Tyson and Sam S. Chang

event of a recurrence and that earlier detection of this recurrence will lead to improved outcomes; a belief that is admittedly lacking in evidentiary support. 5 Years and Beyond Although the AUA and NCCN discuss imaging up to 5 years for

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Cervical Cancer Screening

Edward E. Partridge, Nadeem Abu-Rustum, Anna Giuliano, Stewart Massad, Joan McClure, Mary Dwyer, and Miranda Hughes

transmitted disease, and chronic immunosuppression. Squamous cell carcinomas account for approximately 80% of all cervical cancers, and adenocarcinomas for approximately 20%. 10 Cervical cytology screening is the predominant method for early detection of