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  • Drilling down on the necessity of dental X-rays

    Drilling down on the necessity of dental X-rays
    When my son and daughter were youngsters, once a year I'd have a disagreement with their pediatric dentist. He wanted to do routine annual X-rays, and I would protest because neither child ever had any cavities. His response: Dental X-rays are an important diagnostic tool, representing a small speck in the sea of radiation that we receive by inhabiting planet Earth.
  • Doctors differ on prostate screening

    Doctors differ on prostate screening
    Prostate screening tests detect prostate cancer early, but questions about whether the tests do more harm than good have made them one of the most hotly debated areas of medicine. Some doctors and researchers believe testing for PSA, which stands for...

    Cancer Consortium seeks to cut disease in Indiana

    Cancer Consortium seeks to cut disease in Indiana
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society will be in Indianapolis to speak to a group seeking to reduce cancer in Indiana through the development of a comprehensive plan. Dr. Otis Brawley will speak at the...

    Cancer doctors say broach PSA test with some men

    Cancer doctors say broach PSA test with some men
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors should discuss prostate cancer screening with men who have at least 10 years left to live, one of the country's largest groups of cancer doctors said Monday. But men with a poorer outlook should generally avoid...

    Targeted breast cancer therapies coming to the forefront in treatment

    Targeted breast cancer therapies coming to the forefront in treatment
    If there ever was a right time to be diagnosed with breast cancer, Beth Thompson found one. In February 2006, the pea-size tumor in her right breast was too small for a clinical trial of Herceptin, a targeted therapy that had proved effective in advanced...