Preventive Care


PLCO criteria catch more lung cancers

Major Finding: Using the modified PLCO criteria identified 12% more of the 678 lung cancers in the total cohort than did NLST criteria.Data Source...


Age, race impact prostate cancer risk

Major Finding: Men aged 75 years or older accounted for 12% of the population, but for 24% of intermediate-risk and 26% of high-risk disease.Data...


Job stress not linked with cancer risk

Major Finding: Job stress was not significantly associated with colorectal cancer (HR, 1.16), breast cancer (HR, 0.97), lung cancer (HR, 1.17), or...


Smoking ups mortality threefold

Major Finding: Smokers are three times more likely to die than nonsmokers, with nearly all of the excess deaths directly attributable to smoking....