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2016 IANS International Guidelines for Practice Standards in the Detection of Anal Cancer Pr...
Hillman, R.,et al.

Oct 30th, 2016 - Objectives To define minimum standards for provision of services and clinical practice in the investigation of anal cancer precursors. Methods After initial face to face meetings of experts at the International Papillomavirus meeting in Lisbon, September 17 to 21, 2015, a first version was drafted and sent to key stakeholders.

American Cancer Society prostate cancer survivorship care guidelines
Skolarus, T.

Jun 30th, 2014 - Prostate cancer survivors approach 2. 8 million in number and represent 1 in 5 of all cancer survivors in the United States.

A Practical Manual on Visual Screening for Cervical Neoplasia. IARC Technical Publication No...
Sankaranarayanan R, Wesley RS

Dec 31st, 2002 - Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women worldwide. This book serves as a concise teaching manual on visual inspection with acetic acid (VIA) and with Lugol's iodine to train health personnel, especially in developing countries, with the aim to detect this disease in the early pre-invasive phase and save women's lives.

Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation: Executive summary for the update of an ASTRO Evidenc...
Candace Correa

Mar 31st, 2017 - Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI) is a localized form of radiotherapy in which focused radiation is delivered after lumpectomy to the tumor bed. Several options exist for delivery of APBI, including brachytherapy using either intracavitary or interstitial approaches, and external beam radiation (EBRT) using either three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT), intensity modulate.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Breast Pain
Jokich, P.

Apr 30th, 2017 - Breast pain (or tenderness) is a common symptom, experienced by up to 80% of women at some point in their lives. Fortunately, it is rarely associated with breast cancer.

Adverse events associated with EUS and EUS with FNA
Dayna S. Early

May 31st, 2013 - EUS and EUS-guided FNA (EUS-FNA) have emerged as accurate and safe methods for diagnosing and staging GI and select non-GI malignancies. In addition, EUS-FNA is used to aspirate fluid from cystic lesions, pseudocysts, and fluid collections for both diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.

American Thyroid Association (ATA) Issues Policy Statement on Minimizing Radiation Exposure ...

Jun 12th, 2012 - The American Thyroid Association today released a policy statement aiming to inform the public and healthcare practitioners about how to minimize risks to the thyroid gland associated with radiation exposure from diagnostic medical and dental radiography. Radiation exposure to the thyroid among both children and adults is currently the strongest known risk factor for thyroid cancer.

American Thyroid Association Guidelines for Management of Patients with Anaplastic Thyroid C...
Robert C. Smallridge

Nov 5th, 2012 - These are the first comprehensive guidelines for ATC and provide recommendations for management of this extremely aggressive malignancy. Patients with stage IVA/IVB resectable disease have the best prognosis, particularly if a multimodal approach (surgery, radiation, systemic therapy) is used, and some stage IVB unresectable patients may respond to aggressive therapy.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Imaging of Deep Inferior Epigastric Arteries for Surgical Plann...
Oliva, I.

Oct 31st, 2017 - Breast cancer is the most common malignancy in women in the United States. Breast reconstruction surgery is a commonly used therapy for patients with breast cancer.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria ® Monitoring Response to Neoadjuvant Systemic Therapy for Breas...
Slanetz, P.

Oct 31st, 2017 - Patients with locally advanced invasive breast cancers are often treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy prior to definitive surgical intervention. The primary aims of this approach are to: 1) reduce tumor burden thereby permitting breast conservation rather than mastectomy, 2) promptly treat possible metastatic disease, whether or not it is detectable on preoperative staging, and 3) potentially.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Palpable Breast Masses
Moy, L.

Apr 30th, 2017 - Breast cancer is the most common female malignancy and the second leading cause of female cancer death in the United States. Although the majority of palpable breast lumps are benign, a new palpable breast mass is a common presenting sign of breast cancer.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria ® Stage I Breast Cancer: Initial Workup and Surveillance for Lo...
Moy, L.

Apr 30th, 2017 - Women and health care professionals generally prefer intensive follow-up after a diagnosis of breast cancer. However, there are no survival differences between women who obtain intensive surveillance with imaging and laboratory studies compared with women who only undergo testing because of the development of symptoms or findings on clinical examinations.

An Analysis of Appropriate Delivery of Post-Operative Radiation Therapy for Endometrial Canc...
Ellen Jones

Feb 29th, 2016 - This clinical practice statement used the RAND/University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Appropriateness Method to look at clinical scenarios for stage I to IVA endometrial cancer. It considers the impact of risk group, histology, node dissection and node positivity on appropriate use of adjuvant brachytherapy, external beam radiation therapy and chemoradiation, as well as on sequencing of c.

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Staging of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma
Qayyum, A.

Oct 31st, 2017 - Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is associated with poor overall prognosis. Complete surgical resection is the only possible option for cure.

American Cancer Society Guideline for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer: Update 2010
Wolf, A.,et al

Mar 2nd, 2010 - In 2009, the American Cancer Society (ACS) Prostate Cancer Advisory Committee began the process of a complete update of recommendations for early prostate cancer detection. A series of systematic evidence reviews was conducted focusing on evidence related to the early detection of prostate cancer, test performance, harms of therapy for localized prostate cancer, and shared and informed decision.

American Cancer Society/American Society of Clinical Oncology Breast Cancer Survivorship Car...
American Cancer Society/American Society of Clinical Oncology

Jan 31st, 2016 - The purpose of the American Cancer Society/American Society of Clinical Oncology Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Guideline is to provide recommendations to assist primary care and other clinicians in the care of female adult survivors of breast cancer.

An official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement: the role of th...
Mina Gaga

Aug 14th, 2013 - Lung cancer is a disease with high mortality, profound effects on the quality of the lives of patients and their families, and an enormous cost and impact on society. To treat lung cancer optimally, care must be prompt, multidisciplinary, and patient-centered.

Adjuvant and Salvage Radiation Therapy After Prostatectomy Guideline
Ian Murchie Thompson

Mar 31st, 2013 - The purpose of this guideline is to provide a clinical framework for the use of radiotherapy after prostatectomy in patients with and without evidence of prostate cancer recurrence.

American Head and Neck Society Endocrine Section clinical consensus statement: North America...
Meltzer, C.

Dec 17th, 2018 - Care for patients with thyroid nodules is complex and multidisciplinary, and research demonstrates variation in care. The objective was to develop clinical guidelines and quality metrics to reduce unwarranted variation and improve quality.

An update on the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer consensus statement on tumor immunother...
Sullivan, R.

May 29th, 2018 - Cancer immunotherapy has been firmly established as a standard of care for patients with advanced and metastatic melanoma. Therapeutic outcomes in clinical trials have resulted in the approval of 11 new drugs and/or combination regimens for patients with melanoma.