Otis Brawley

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Name: Otis Brawley
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Misdiagnosis could affect 12 million U.S. adults annually: Study

An estimated 1 in 20 U.S. adults could be misdiagnosed during outpatient visits, and about half of those errors could prove to be harmful for the patient, finds a new study in the journal BMJ Quality and Safety.Misdiagnoses remain a major problem, health ... [Published Business Insurance - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

American Cancer Society CEOs Against Cancer Maryland National Capital Chapter Inaugural Meeting

American Cancer Society’s CEOs Against Cancer Maryland-National Capital Region Chapter Announces 1st Annual Meeting Apr. 22 at the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer of ACS, keynote speakerWHAT: The first annual meeting ... [Published Citybizlist - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Diet, exercise offer protection agains...

Washington - Cutting your risk of cancer is no longer just about shunning tobacco. Be lean. Eat healthfully. Get active. Common-sense lifestyle strategies for lowering the risk of heart disease and diabetes are now being shown to help prevent many types ... [Published IOL - Apr 11 2014]
Entities: Cancer, Diet, Calorie
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

New Review Suggests Benefits of Annual Mammograms Are Overstated

(HealthDay News) -- The benefits of mammography screening are probably oversold, while the risks -- especially "overdiagnosis" -- are underappreciated, a new review concludes.The report, published in the April 2 issue of the Journal of the American Medical ... [Published Health Finder - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

When is surgery best option for prostate cancer?

Younger men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer may do well to consider surgery over so-called “watchful waiting,” a new study shows.The new research, published March 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine, is unlikely to end the long-running ... [Published Trinidad Guardian - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ad Campaign Hopes to Increase Colon Cancer Screenings

March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month and there is an intriguing new campaign to bring awareness to this disease.Bottom,  bum. tuchus, rump. There are a lot of different names for the rear-end.  Whatever you call yours, it's important to have ... [Published OzarksFirst.com - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Racial discrimination leads to increased deaths of black women from breast cancer

The online journal Cancer Epidemiology on Mar. 4 reported that although breast cancer survival rates increased overall between 1990 and 2010, white women benefited far more than did black women. Over 20 years, survival rates for white women had improved ... [Published People's World - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Surgery helps some prostate cancer patients

Surgery to remove the prostate saves lives compared to "watchful waiting" for some men whose cancers were found because they were causing symptoms, long-term results from a Scandinavian study suggest.However, U.S. men should not assume that immediate ... [Published Malta Independent Daily - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Gap Between White, Black Breast Cancer Death Rates Continues To Expand

Although genes often play a big role in our chances of both acquiring and surviving from certain cancers, it is important to remember that DNA is not the only factor in cancer survival rates. A new report has revealed that while overall survival rates ... [Published Medical Daily - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 2 reports

Experts: Colon cancer rates, deaths from disease are dropping

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -Big numbers out from the American Cancer Society show colon cancer rates are dropping, as are deaths from the disease.Experts have seen a 30 percent drop in colon cancer incidence in the past 10 years for people over 50.From 2001 ... [Published WSMV - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Study: Surgery helps some prostate cancer patients

Surgery to remove the prostate saves lives compared to “watchful waiting” for some men whose cancers were found because they were causing symptoms, long-term results from a Scandinavian study suggest.However, U.S. men should not assume that immediate ... [Published Aiken Today - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Official: Dollar-driven healthcare causes harm

U.S. patients not only are spending too much on medical treatments, there are still too many ways dollar-driven health care causes harm, according to a top official with the American Cancer Society. Dr. Otis Brawley, the cancer society's chief medical ... [Published Health Leaders - Mar 17 2014]

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Misdiagnosis could affect 12 million U.S. adult... [Published Business Insurance - Apr 17 2014]
American Cancer Society CEOs Against Cancer Mar... [Published Citybizlist - Apr 15 2014]
Diet, exercise offer protection agains... [Published IOL - Apr 11 2014]
The Facts About Stage 4 Prostate Cancer Treatment [Published EverydayHealth.com - Apr 08 2014]
New Review Suggests Benefits of Annual Mammogra... [Published US News & World Report - Apr 01 2014]
New Review Suggests Benefits of Annual Mammogra... [Published Health Finder - Apr 01 2014]
Questioning mammograms: Is the test worth having? [Published STLtoday.com - Mar 31 2014]
When is surgery best option for prostate cancer? [Published Trinidad Guardian - Mar 28 2014]
Cancer’s lifestyle link [Published Gulf News - Mar 27 2014]
Racial discrimination leads to increased deaths... [Published People's World - Mar 27 2014]
Ad Campaign Hopes to Increase Colon Cancer Scre... [Published OzarksFirst.com - Mar 27 2014]
Questioning mammograms: Is the test worth having? [Published Wichita Eagle - Mar 25 2014]
Study: Surgery helps some prostate cancer patients [Published Malta Independent Daily - Mar 23 2014]
Gap Between White, Black Breast Cancer Death Ra... [Published Medical Daily - Mar 22 2014]
Stigma of ‘Smokers’ Disease’ Stifles Fight Agai... [Published Fair Warning - Mar 19 2014]
Experts: Colon cancer rates, deaths from diseas... [Published WSMV - Mar 17 2014]
Making sense of new studies questioning mammogr... [Published Washington Post - Mar 17 2014]
Colon cancer rates declining [Published FOXNews.com - Mar 17 2014]
Official: Dollar-driven healthcare causes harm [Published Health Leaders - Mar 17 2014]
Study: Surgery helps some prostate cancer patients [Published Aiken Today - Mar 16 2014]
Mammograms, Reconsidered [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 14 2014]
Thank You Fukushima: Global Cancer Cases To Sky... [Published Zero Hedge - Feb 04 2014]
Cancer rising? The numbers don’t tell a new story [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Feb 04 2014]
A half-century of progress on smoking [Published Observer-Reporter - Jan 22 2014]
Lack of federal funding slows cancer research [Published Argus Leader - Dec 13 2013]
Dr. Richard Wender named ACSâs first-ever Chief... [Published Main Line Life - Aug 21 2013]
18-Year Study Finds Drug Cut Prostate Cancer Risk [Published WebMD - Aug 14 2013]
Richard C. Wender M.D. to Join American Cancer ... [Published BioPortfolio - Aug 02 2013]
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Mammograms, Reconsidered [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 14 2014]
A long-term study published this week found that mammograms don’t increase women’s odds of surviving breast cancer: The University of Toronto study split a group of 89,835 women in two. Half of them got mammograms, and half did not. After 25 years, ...
Thank You Fukushima: Global Cancer Cases To Sky... [Published Zero Hedge - Feb 04 2014]
The incidence of cancer worldwide is growing at an alarming pace. A new report by the World Health Organization finds that, as USA Today reports , new cancer cases will skyrocket globally from an estimated 14 million in 2012 to 22 million new cases ...
Cancer rising? The numbers don’t tell a new story [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Feb 04 2014]
When I first saw the headline “ Childhood Cancer on the Rise ,” it triggered my journalistic salivary glands. Sad news, sure — but it could also settle an old debate, I thought. Cancer rates have been edging up over the years, which gives some credence ...
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