- Mammography in Women under 50
- Prostate Cancer Screening
- American Diabetes Association Revises Diabetes Guidelines
- Calcium Supplements May Increase Heart Risk
Mammography in Women under 50
On January 6, 2010, the American College of Radiology and the Society of Breast Imaging directly contradicted 2009 recommendations from the USPSTF calling for an end to routine mammography in women younger than 50 years.
For more information: Breast Cancer Resource Center
updated its prostate cancer screening guidelines. The test picks up benign disease in addition to cancer, and it can't distinguish between aggressive and mild forms of the disease, the ACS pointed out. In some cases, PSA screening has led to expensive and invasive treatments in patients who might never have experienced symptoms. So the ACS is calling on physicians to spend more time counseling patients about their options (despite the difficulty of billing for such counseling).