A LARGE DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL CAN PROVIDE ACCEPTABLE MANAGEMENT OF UPPER GI CANCER
- Cancer diagnosis and treatment presentation. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;10/18/2004, Vol. 15 Issue 21, p15
The article reports that Benedictine Hospital will host a seminar on new technologies in cancer diagnosis on October 21, 2004 at 7:00 p.m. in the Administrative Services Building Auditorium.
- Annual screening for prostate cancer did not reduce mortality from prostate cancer. Canfield, Steven E. // ACP Journal Club;6/23/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 6, p2
The article discusses annual screening for prostate cancer in men in the age group of 55 to 74 years old. Randomized controlled trial was conducted on 76, 693 men in ten centers in the U.S. The intervention, outcomes and participants follow-up of the trial are discussed. It was concluded that...
- The MDS Mortality Risk Index: The evolution of a
method for predicting 6-month mortality in
nursing home residents. Porock, Davina; Parker-Oliver, Debra; Petroski, Gregory F.; Rantz, Marilyn // BMC Research Notes;2010, Vol. 3, p200
Background: Accurate prognosis is vital to the initiation of advance care planning particularly in a vulnerable, at risk population such as care home residents. The aim of this paper is to report on the revision and simplification of the MDS Mortality Rating Index (MMRI) for use in clinical...
- Colorectal cancer Diagnosis and management. Bell, Martin // Update;4/21/2005, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p38
The article reports on colorectal cancer diagnosis and management. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in Great Britain and second only to lung malignancy when it comes to cancer death rates. It is responsible for about 12% of cancer deaths compared to 9% caused by carcinoma of the...
- Detecting Early Cancer Requires. Kuznar
Knowledge of Clinical Presentations, Wayne // Dermatology Times;Apr98, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p24
Provide information on the clinical manifestations of skin cancer. Advantages of the early detection of cancer; Tips on skin lesions identification; Important points needed to emphasize during patient-physician diagnostic interactions.
- Digital examination for oral cancer. Gupta, Ritu; Perry, Michael // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/23/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7217, p1113
Describes three cases that emphasize the importance of performing a digital examination in all patients presenting with symptoms suggestive of oropharyngeal disease. Subjective and objective information on the patients; Methodologies used in the assessment; Discussions on the cases. INSET: 2.
- Relationship Between Number of Breast Cancer Operations Performed and 5-Year Survival After Treatment for Early-Stage Breast Cancer. Gilligan, Mary Ann; Neuner, Joan; Nattinger, Ann B.; Xu Zhang; Sparapani, Rodney; Laud, Purushottam W. // American Journal of Public Health;Mar2007, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p539
Objectives. We examined the association between number of breast cancer operations performed in a hospital (hospital volume) and all-cause and breast cancer-specific mortality using a national database and statistical methods appropriate for clustering and reducing confounding. Methods. In a...
- Evaluation and management of acute abdominal pain in the emergency department. Macaluso, Christopher R.; McNamara, Robert M. // International Journal of General Medicine;2012 Part 2, Vol. 5, p789
Evaluation of the emergency department patient with acute abdominal pain is sometimes difficult. Various factors can obscure the presentation, delaying or preventing the correct diagnosis, with subsequent adverse patient outcomes. Clinicians must consider multiple diagnoses, especially those...
- Do disease-specific mortality effects correlate with all-cause mortality effects in cancer screening trials? Allmon, Brent M.; Lindbloom, Erik J. // Journal of Family Practice;May2002, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p480
This article reviews the study "All-Cause Mortality in Randomized Trials of Cancer Screening," by W.C. Black, D.A. Haggstrom and H.G. Welch, from a 2002 issue of the "Journal of the National Cancer Institute." The study compared disease-specific mortality changes to all-cause mortality changes...