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AAFP, USPSTF Recommend Against Routine Screening for Ovarian Cancer -- AAFP News Now -- American Academy of Family Physicians
aafp.org — “The AFFP, in conjunction with the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF), has reaffirmed its 2004 recommendation against screening for ovarian cancer in women. The updated recommendation applies only to asymptomatic women. Women with known genetic mutations that increase their risk for ovarian cancer are not included in the recommendation.” View full resource at aafp.org
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chron.com — “Death rates for both cancer and heart disease have been dropping for Hispanics and everyone else. Overall, cancer will probably replace heart disease as the nation's top cause of death in the next 10 years, said Rebecca Siegel of the American Cancer Society, lead author of a study reporting the new findings. [...] cancer tends to kill people earlier in life than heart disease, for decades the nation's top cause of death. Cancer society researchers looked at federal death data for 2009 and found ” View full resource at chron.com
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blogs.wsj.com — “Prostate cancer hits one in six American men in their lifetimes, though in most cases it progresses so slowly that it would never cause problems. PSA tests can give an early warning of prostate cancer. But PSA tests also give many false alarms, prompting more than one million unnecessary biopsies every year.” View full resource at blogs.wsj.com
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health.yahoo.net — “TUESDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- The number of American teens giving birth has dropped to an all-time low, federal health officials reported Tuesday.” View full resource at health.yahoo.net
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paulpinmd.com — “The American Society of Plastic Surgery released the number of cosmetic plastic surgery and minimally invasive cosmetic treatments that were reported by its member surgeons in 2011.” View full resource at paulpinmd.com
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asge.org — “The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) is a professional organization dedicated to advancing patient care and digestive health by promoting excellence in endoscopy.” View full resource at asge.org
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plasticsurgery.org — “Women undergoing breast augmentation surgery report substantial improvement in several key areas of quality of life, reports a study in the July issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®, the official medical journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).” View full resource at plasticsurgery.org
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Dr. Curry specializes in the care of patients with disorders of the head and neck. This includes patients with cancers of tha larynx (voice box), oral cavity, nasal cavity and sinuses, and pharynx (throat: tonsils and base of tongue). In addition, we treat diseases of the salivary glands and surgical disorders of the thyroid.
Dr. Curry completed his medical school training at Georgetown University and his residency at Thomas Jefferson University. He completed a fellowship in advanced head and neck surgical oncology and microvascular reconstruction at the University of Miami.
The management of head and neck cancers often requires a multidisciplinary approach involving cancer and reconstructive surgeons and medical and radiation oncologists. We coordinate this care with our speech and swallowing specialists, nutritionists, cancer care coordinator and specialized nursing staff to optimize the care of our patients. As a team we strive to deliver effective, rapid, and coordinated care to our patients as they deal with the complex issues surrounding their health.
American Academy of Family Physicians represents more than 94,000 family physicians, family medicine residents, and medical students.
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