Based on these findings, the USPSTF
recommends that clinicians offer to prescribe risk-reducing medications to women at increased breast cancer risk and at low risk for adverse medication effects (B recommendation).
And so, the USPSTF
, along with other major professional groups, do not recommend routine screening in people who are at average or low risk.
According to the USPSTF
, there's no evidence that screening for pancreatic cancer improves patient outcomes.
Harms of screening are associated with over-diagnosing and over-treatment from false-positive readings of abnormal PSA levels (Carter et al., 2013; USPSTF
, 2018; Wolf et al., 2010).
Now, the USPSTF
is making a bold new recommendation, jumping ahead of professional societies: screen pregnant women to identify those at risk for perinatal depression and refer them for counseling (B recommendation; net benefit is moderate).
The use of PrEP does not absolve high-risk individuals from observing safety in sex activity and intravenous drug use, the USPSTF
recommendation that HPV testing not begin until age 30 years seems prudent," Dr.
currently recommends that doctors screen people for dysglycemia (prediabetes or type 2 diabetes) when they are 40 to 70 years old and overweight or obese.
The impact of the CTFPHC, as well as the USPSTF
recommendations, on screening practices among Canadian PCPs has yet to be determined.
Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF
) removed the rating for co-testing from its 2017 draft recommendations for cervical cancer screening, (1) representing a significant change from current practice.
correctly identified CIN-2/3 and CIN-3+ detected and cervical cancer cases and deaths prevented as benefits.