Navigation Links
Shared Care Results In Better Breast Cancer Outcomes

A new study conducted at the Medical College of Wisconsin Center for Patient Care and Outcomes Research in Milwaukee has found that older breast cancer survivors, who were under the care of both a primary care //physician and a cancer specialist, had a better chance of beating their tumors as seen in follow-up mammography.

The researchers found that about two-thirds of elderly breast cancer survivors who received shared care had higher mammography rates in the first three years. "Previous studies have shown that over one-third of breast cancer survivors do not receive annual mammography after treatment, so we know that there are problems with the quality of follow-up care for survivors," said co-author Kenneth Schellhase, M.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of family & community medicine. "However the best approach for delivering such care remains unclear. We wondered whether the specialty of the physician made a difference, so we evaluated mammography use among survivors followed by primary care physicians, cancer specialists, or both. Our results are encouraging that primary care physicians and specialists who cooperate in the care of breast cancer survivors can deliver better quality care." The researchers gathered data from National Cancer Institute Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End-Result (SEER) data, linked to U.S. Census and Medicare data and examined 3,828 older women, who were diagnosed with stage I or Stage II breast cancer. The findings of the study appear in the online March 15, issue of Breast Cancer Research and Treatment. Contact: Eileen LaSusa lasusa@mcw.edu 414-456-4700 Medical College of Wisconsin Source: Eurekalert
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Shared decision making in health care not beneficial to patient
2. Gene Bias: Onomastics of Shared Surnames among Men Reveals Genetic links
3. Call For Bird Flu Antiviral Drugs To Be Shared
4. Hormone Deficiency Results In Miscarriage
5. Breast Implants May Interfere With The Interpretation Of Mammogram Results
6. DNA Testing For More Accurate Results
7. Operating on a Beating Heart Yields Better Results For Blocked Heart Arteries
8. Intense Fight Against Polio In India Gets Results
9. Deadly Diarrhoea Vaccine – Trail Results Promising
10. Novartis MS Drug Shows Promising Results
11. Results Of Human Trials Of Hungarian Bird-Flu Vaccine Expected Today
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/30/2016)... Macomb, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... ... ... report published by CBC News on April 4th, 2016 questioned the use ... organization referred to EOTTS-HyProCure as “a controversial procedure.” EOTTS-HyProCure is a minimally ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... 2016 , ... World Patent Marketing , a vertically ... automotive invention that improves the storage features of a pick up truck. , ... Cooper, CEO and Creative Director of World Patent Marketing. "Over the next five ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... MA (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... the Two Ten Footwear Foundation, the national charitable foundation serving the footwear industry, ... With 8,000 volunteers representing more than 130 companies across 23 states during the ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... 29, 2016 , ... Our bodies are bombarded daily by environmental and lifestyle ... these stressors is to adopt a more healthful diet, but too many people think ... certified Holistic Nutritionist and the creator of the Newport Beach Cleanse and 14-Day Eating ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Dr. ... of best seller "LOVE, MEDICINE and MIRACLES") addresses touchy topics related to Death ... podcasted thereafter . Dr. Bernie Siegel, author of a plethora of essential ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/27/2016)... PARIS , le 27 Avril 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... chiffre d,affaires a progressé de +5% sur le ... ventes récurrentes de consommables  Croissance de ... Mauna Kea Technologies (Euronext : ... multidisciplinaire d,endomicroscopie confocale laser, annonce aujourd,hui son chiffre ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... NEW DELHI , April 27, 2016 ... CSR initiative to save newborns ... ,s hospital for women & newborns in collaboration with Breast ... has launched the first Pasteurized Human Milk Bank, ,Amaara, in ... the best nutritional food source for infants and should be ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... 2016 Global  urinalysis market ... by 2022, according to a new report by ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150105/723757 ) , Automation ... and accuracy delivered by the new generation urinalysis ... urinalysis instruments and consumables. For instance, the automatic ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: