Tag: physician-patient decision-making

First Mammography Guidelines for Older Breast Cancer Survivors

The first guidelines ever released for screening mammography for older survivors of breast cancer (>75 years) recommend that routine mammography be discontinued for women whose...

New HCM Guidelines Make Shared Decision-making Top Priority

Greater involvement of the patient and family in decision-making, clarity on the role of genetic testing and parameters for team-oriented care, and use of high-volume...

Prescribe Halloween Safety by Region, Current Conditions

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Halloween is fast approaching and retail stores are fully stocked with...

ACS Disagrees With CDC on HPV Vaccination in Adults

The American Cancer Society’s new guidance on human papillomavirus vaccination diverges from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations. The ACS has endorsed two...

AAN Issues COVID-19 Ethical Guidance for Neurologists

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has issued new ethical guidance...

CMS Sets Phased-In Path to Resume Elective Procedures

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Federal officials and medical groups are outlining pathways for allowing elective...

Why Clinicians’ Spiritual Health Matters in the COVID-19 Crisis

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 12, 2020 — On Friday, March 20, an identity-protected Georgia physician told CNN’s Sara Sidner,...

Maintaining Cancer Care in the Face of COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 31, 2020 —  Medical oncologist Anne Chiang, MD, PhD, is scrambling to maintain cancer care...