Many people who underwent a cancer screening were content to pass up an accompanying consult, a UW Medicine-led study found.
In an address this week, President Joe Biden appealed to Americans to make
The finding supports theory that genetic differences between individuals and species can affect the acquisition of mutations.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is a single, independent, nonprofit organization that is UW Medicine’s cancer program.
Special effort is needed to promote screening among populations who have limited access to health services, the panel said.
Machine-learning algorithms are shaving minutes off of some imaging scans and performing crucial triage for others.
Clinicians should selectively offer screening to adults 76 to 85 years of age. Clinician hope new guidelines will catch the cancer earlier in those under 50.
Imaging scans that incidentally detect masses – cancerous and benign – lead to follow-up appointments, costs and worry.
The assistive device was designed for procedures involving structures above patients’ shoulders.
UW Medicine team performs first-in-Pacific Northwest living-donor liver transplant for metastatic colorectal cancer.