United States Preventive Services Task Force

Healthy Living
Women with a lifetime risk of 20 percent or higher also qualify to have yearly screening MRI, in addition to mammography
Healthy Living
Early screenings would save the most lives, but result in more false positives.
Healthy Living
An opinion piece was recently published in JAMA Internal Medicine with the provocative title: “No wonder no one trusts us
Healthy Living
By definition, a muddle is an untidy or disorganized collection. The verb denotes propagating confusion by bringing some
Healthy Living
I can guess what some of you must be thinking: what do you mean, gets personal? Wasn’t prostate screening already quite personal
Healthy Living
We all know, and probably all periodically use the expression: for goodness’ sake! Perhaps it represents well the prevailing
Wellness
Prostate cancer hits black men especially hard. One out of every 5 black men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, and 5 out of 100 will die of the disease.
Wellness
Screening people between the ages of 50 and 75 for colorectal cancer is so effective at preventing deaths that the USPSTF gives it an "A" rating, higher than breast or prostate cancer screening.
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In the post-feminist United States, issues like rape, domestic violence, and unwanted pregnancy seem to be too edgy for much public discussion, but breast cancer is all apple pie.
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Now we may have to say to patients, stop checking your breasts or you may begin to suffer from the current epidemic syndrome: "Breast Cancer Worry."