Review: Organizational change and patient involvement may increase the use of prevention cancer screening services
- Prostate cancer screening: Attitudes and practices of family physicians in Ontario. Allard, Christopher B.; Dason, Shawn; Lusis, Janis; Kapoor, Anil // Canadian Urological Association Journal;Jun2012, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p188
Introduction: The utility of prostate cancer screening is controversial. We sought to determine whether Ontario's family physicians believe it is beneficial and to characterize their screening protocols. Methods: A survey was developed with input from urologists, family physicians and the...
- MAKE SURE YOUR CYTOLOGY INCOME IS MAINTAINED. Stark, Rachel // Pulse;1/19/2006, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p27
The article discusses a campaign led by a practice which aims to increase the number of women participating in the cervical screening program in Great Britain. The practice reviewed its approach to women whose cervical smear is overdue. It also considered patients who actively refused to have a...
- Cancer Prevention and Screenings. // Pensacola Magazine;Apr2011, p17
The article offers information on cancer prevention and screenings. It advises readers to eat healthy foods and to exercise regularly. It discourages them from using tobacco because it damages organs in the body. It also tells them to avoid harmful sun exposure, to talk their doctor about...
- GPC defends new contract cervical screening targets. // Pulse;5/3/2004, Vol. 64 Issue 18, p17
Reports that the General Practitioner Committee has defended cervical screening quality payments under the GMS contract in Great Britain. Argument of general physicians that the screening will cost them more in terms of staff time and administration costs.
- Family physician self-efficacy with screening for inherited cancer risk. Gramling, Robert; Nash, Justin; Siren, Karen; Eaton, Charles; Culpepper, Larry // Annals of Family Medicine;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p130
Background:Recent evidence has shown low and inconsistent rates of family history screening among generalist physicians. Little has been done to investigate the physician factors likely to mediate this behavior. We investigated family physicians' beliefs about screening their...
- Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Users of County Health Centers and Users of Private Physician Practices. Messina, Catherine R.; Lane, Dorothy S.; Colson, Roberto C. // Public Health Reports;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 124 Issue 4, p568
Objective. We examined use of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening exam modalities among county health centers and private physician offices, where both were located in the same geographic area. Methods. We surveyed 500 county health center registrants and 570 private physician patients, aged 52-75...
- Cancer screening rates are improving but much still needs to be done. // Modern Medicine;Jun96, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p52
Presents the abstract of the study entitled `Trends in Cancer Screening--United States, 1987 and 1992,' published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the January 26, 1996 issue of the `Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report' periodical concerning the screening for cancer.
- Screening tests pick up too many indolent cancers. Holzman, David // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;10/18/95, Vol. 87 Issue 20, p1506
Focuses on medical screening tests for cancer. Questions concerning the wisdom of using screening methods; Noninvasive intervention methods.
- Overdiagnosis: An Underrecognized Cause of Confusion and Harm in Cancer Screening. Black, William C. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;08/16/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 16, p1280
Editorial. Comments on the implication of overdiagnosis for confusion and harm in cancer screening in the United States. Impact of overdiagnosis on the reliability of screening result; Relevance of pseudodiagnosis in understanding cancer statistics; Recommendation in the process of screening...