Legislation passed in 2003 intended to slow the spiraling costs of drugs paid for by the federal government to treat Medicare patients has not proved to be a success.
A retrospective study has uncovered an overuse of colonoscopies for colorectal cancer screening and surveillance.
A recent review has found insufficient consistent data exist to recommend a change in use of levothyroxine as the only drug needed to treat hypothyroidism.
A change in diagnosis resulted from PET/CT imaging of patients who were younger than 40 years with an initial diagnosis of stage I-III breast cancer, according to a retrospective analysis.
A gigapixel camera that takes high-resolution snapshots of the entire body could prove to be a new tool for whole-body skin cancer screening.