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Women with dense breast tissue want adjunct screening that is sensitive and...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Do women over 75 need screening mammography? Are women with depression less likely to get mammograms? New European guidelines advise biennial screening at 45 German study confirms breast screening's mortality reduction High-risk women should start breast screening earlier
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Women who smoke are less likely to undergo cancer screening, which often translates...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Which smokers seek out CT lung cancer screening? On the bus: Mobile lung screening expands patient care CT illuminates why nonsmokers get COPD CT CAC predicts risk of death in smokers Are women with depression less likely to get mammograms?
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AbstractPurposeWe sought to examine associations of mammography utilization with comorbidities and functional limitations in older breast cancer survivors.MethodsFemale breast cancer survivors (N = 1064) identified in the 2016 and 2018 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) who were aged ≥ 65 years were included for this study. Mammography use, major comorbidities (diabetes mellitus, myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease, stroke, chronic obstructive pulmonary di sease, arthritis, chronic kidney disease, depression, and malignancy other than breast cancer), functional limitat...
Source: Journal of Cancer Survivorship - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Authors: Romero-Albino ZO, Domínguez-Samamés RO, Ortiz-Arica M, Cuba-Fuentes MS Abstract The main health interventions for health promotion and disease prevention that should be performed in women in the Peruvian health system are described. A review of normative technical documents and the recommendations of the main organizations for worldwide prevention was carried out. The prevention ac tivities included physical activity, healthy eating, tobacco counseling, immunizations; In addition, the main screening for women, such as depression, violence, cardiovascular risk, cervical cytology, mammography, ...
Source: Revista Peruana de Medicina de Experimental y Salud Publica - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica Source Type: research
AbstractPurposeTo determine the intermediate-term impact of diagnosis and treatment of ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast (DCIS) on health services utilization, we compared utilization by cases of DCIS to unaffected controls.MethodsWe identified a population-based cohort of Ontario females diagnosed with DCIS between 2010 and 2015. We matched 5 controls without any history of cancer to each case, on the date of diagnosis of the case (the index date), by age, annual mammography history, socioeconomic status, and comorbidity. We identified billing claims and hospital records, during the interval 13 to 60  months pri...
Source: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
Among the many remarkable things that have happened since the COVID-19 pandemic began is that a lot of our usual medical care has simply stopped. According to a recent study, routine testing for cervical cancer, cholesterol, and blood sugar is down nearly 70% across the country. Elective surgeries, routine physical examinations, and other screening tests have been canceled or rescheduled so that people can stay at home, avoid being around others who might be sick, and avoid unknowingly spreading the virus. Many clinics, hospitals, and doctors’ offices have been closed for weeks except for emergencies. Even if these f...
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A letter from U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) sparked an investigation...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Va. mammography center gets certificate reinstated Massive VHA audit explores reasons for imaging delays VA endorses AI research with new institute VA: Delay in patient diagnosis leads to suicide VA identifies radiology reporting delays at Kan. hospital
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Physicians aren't necessarily consistent when it comes to screening mammography...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Do women over 75 need screening mammography? Are women with depression less likely to get mammograms? New European guidelines advise biennial screening at 45 German study confirms breast screening's mortality reduction High-risk women should start breast screening earlier
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Women who take prescription opioids are no less likely to undergo breast, cervical,...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Are women with depression less likely to get mammograms? The must-know for breast imaging in transgender patients Colon cancer screening rates surge with younger start age Study eyes interventional rads and opioid prescriptions Medical images reveal toll of opioid epidemic
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An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm trained with a large set of mammography...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CEDM excels as presurgical diagnosis tool in large study WISDOM breast cancer screening study now open to all Digital mammo for microcalcifications: A mixed bag? Are women with depression less likely to get mammograms? AI helps characterize breast masses on ultrasound
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Women with depression were less likely to have had a mammogram in the past...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: New European guidelines advise biennial screening at 45 Can EHR prompts improve cancer screening rates? German study confirms breast screening's mortality reduction High-risk women should start breast screening earlier Do payouts influence mammography guidelines?
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