Researchers discovered new genetic markers that might help screen patients for their risk factors in developing breast, ovarian, or pancreatic cancer.
Study found that combing x-rays with a computer-aided detection system might be more effective in screening for lung cancer than x-rays alone.
A new study recommended physicians to administer mental health evaluations as a part of a regular physical check up.
The year Vicky Pullam turned 50, her doctor was adamant that she start screening for colorectal cancer.
Screening current and former smokers for signs of lung cancer can save as many as 12,000 lives per year, says a new study. Researchers say that using low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) can be an effective way of averting cancer-related deaths in the U.S.
Out of the 11 cancer-screening tests available, the recent Consumer Reports have found eight of them to be easily avoidable by patients who are in the low-risk group.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.