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eBook Cancer Prevention and Early Diagnosis in Women (Cancer Prevention Early Diagnosis in Women) ePub

by Alberto Manetta MD

eBook Cancer Prevention and Early Diagnosis in Women (Cancer Prevention  Early Diagnosis in Women) ePub
Author: Alberto Manetta MD
Language: English
ISBN: 0323013473
ISBN13: 978-0323013475
Publisher: Mosby; 1 edition (October 1, 2003)
Pages: 620
Category: Medicine & Health Sciences
Subcategory: Other
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 639
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ePub file: 1180 kb
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A valuable adjunct and reference for the office of any health-care provider who works in a busy clinical practice that treats a substantial number of adult women. -The Lancet Oncology, vol 5. June 2004.

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To estimate the utilization patterns of cancer prevention programs in women during the period 2000-2012 in Mexican women who participated in three national surveys

To estimate the utilization patterns of cancer prevention programs in women during the period 2000-2012 in Mexican women who participated in three national surveys. Materials and methods: We analyzed data from the ENSA 2000, ENSANUT 2006 and ENSANUT 2012 that are representative of the Mexican population. Prevalences were obtained, trend tests and Poisson regression were used to determine the possibility of having more coverage

Early diagnosis of cancer generally increases the chances for successful treatment by focusing on detecting symptomatic patients as early as possible.

Early diagnosis of cancer generally increases the chances for successful treatment by focusing on detecting symptomatic patients as early as possible.

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women worldwide (Globocan, 2008) with rising

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women worldwide (Globocan, 2008) with rising. incidence in many wealthy developed nations, partly as a consequence of changes in reproductive practices and. lifestyle but probably also as a result of detection of early breast cancers through screening. The study used a descriptive cross-sectional design using the 2017 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS) data collected by the National Cancer Institute.

Keywords: screening uptake, screening predictors, cancer prevention, screening communication, social inequalities.

For cer-vical and colorectal cancer, detection and treatment of precancers can prevent the development of cancer, a form of primary prevention. For other cancers- breast, prostate, lung, and ovarian-screening is a form of sec-ondary prevention, aiming to improve outcomes through earlier diagnosis. Keywords: screening uptake, screening predictors, cancer prevention, screening communication, social inequalities.

Most cervical cancers are found in women who have never had a Pap test or who have not had one recently. Women without health insurance and women who have recently immigrated are less likely to have cervical cancer screening. Written by. American Cancer Society. Cancer Facts & Figures 2019. Atlanta, Ga: American Cancer Society; 2019. Cancer Prevention & Early Detection Facts & Figures 2019-2020.

There is good evidence that prophylactic oophorectomy reduces risk of breast cancer in women with BRCA1/2 mutations.

This chapter addresses the risk factors for ovarian cancer, known and potential prevention strategies, screening methods, early diagnosis, and specific strategies for high-risk populations. The overall lifetime risk in the general population is . %. The actual risk status of women with a family history of ovarian or breast and ovarian cancer can be best determined by a complete genetic history. There is good evidence that prophylactic oophorectomy reduces risk of breast cancer in women with BRCA1/2 mutations.

For cervical and colorectal cancer, detection and treatment of "precancers" can prevent the development of cancer, a form of primary prevention. For other cancers-breast, prostate, lung, and ovarian-screening is a form of secondary prevention, aiming to improve outcomes through earlier diagnosis.

If ovarian cancer is caught early, in Stage I, when it's still confined to the ovary, a woman has up to a 94% chance of. .That's why it's already used as a diagnostic tool to help rule out or confirm ovarian cancer in women who have symptoms or significant risk factors

If ovarian cancer is caught early, in Stage I, when it's still confined to the ovary, a woman has up to a 94% chance of long-term survival. But today, more than 70% of women still aren't diagnosed until the disease has advanced to Stage III or IV, meaning that only 18 to 45% of them will live another 5 years. That's why it's already used as a diagnostic tool to help rule out or confirm ovarian cancer in women who have symptoms or significant risk factors. But right now, it's not used as a standard screening test for all women in the way that mammograms are, despite the fact that no other reliable method of finding an ovarian tumor early exists.

Modern Methods for Early Cancer Diagnosis. The overwhelming majority of malignant tumors can be treated successfully if detected early. Timely diagnosis of non-invasive cancer types makes it possible to limit the treatment to a relatively small procedure, allowing to preserve the affected organ, and to prevent side effects of systemic treatment. For the purpose of early diagnosis in oncology, physicians use screening that includes a number of laboratory tests and diagnostic procedures that can detect an asymptomatic tumor at its early stages.

This resource prepares health care providers in all specialties related to women's health to assess cancer risks in their patients, offer contemporary advice on prevention, and prescribe appropriate screening tests for early diagnosis. It provides practical guidance for the clinical setting, based on the latest scientific evidence. Coverage includes the principles of cancer screening, the most common cancer sites, the ethical and legal implications of genetic testing, and an evidence-based analysis of complementary therapies in cancer prevention.Provides comprehensive coverage of cancer screening, including principles and terms that are common to the various cancers and screening strategies · the benefits and risks of screening · and systematic methods for evaluating screening programs.Devotes individual chapters to nine of the most common cancer types (lung, breast, colorectal, skin, cervical, vaginal, vulvar, ovarian, uterine corpus), addressing incidence and mortality · risk factors such as age, geographic location, genetic/familial history, social/ethnic background, and personal health history, including the effects of HRT, HPV, tamoxifen, smoking, and more · and methods for prevention, early detection, and diagnosis.Explores the uses and limitations of genetic testing for cancer susceptibility, and provides an ethical framework for confronting the emerging ethical, legal, and social concerns associated with this screening method.Presents an evidence-based analysis of the anti-carcinogenic potential of a range of complementary and alternative therapies, both in general and in relation to specific cancers, using a well defined literature review methodology and working definition of complementary and alternative medicine.With 17 additional contributors
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