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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2011 Annual Meeting tip sheet

Treating Hip Fractures Delaying Hip Fracture Surgery Appears Detrimental (Embargo: February 15) Reduction of wait time encouraged for both economic and humanitarian reasons Patients who wait more than 36 hours for surgery to correct a hip frac...

Race affects regional colorectal cancer screening disparities

Individuals from certain areas of the United States are more likely to get screened for colorectal cancer than those from other areas, particularly when comparing non-whites living in different parts of the country. That is the conclusion of a new s...

Cancer risk from medical radiation may have been overestimated

CHICAGO -- The risk of developing radiation-induced cancer from computed tomography (CT) may be lower than previously thought, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "Radiat...

Investment in CRC screening targeting pre-medicare population could cut medicare treatment...

San Antonio, Texas (October 18, 2010) -- Investment in screening programs that target the pre-Medicare population, individuals aged between 50 and 64, is needed to reduce the costs of colorectal cancer in the Medicare program, according to the resu...

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