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CDC Plans Cellphone COVID-19 Vaccine Tracking System

Patient-Ordered Testing May Up CRC Screening Adherence

Patients self-ordering FIT tests for colorectal cancer screening through an electronic reminder more likely to complete a kit

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USPSTF Advises Against Screening for Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis

USPSTF reaffirms 2014 stance of D recommendation because harms of screening for asymptomatic CAS outweigh the benefits

U.S. Awards Contract for COVID-19 Home Test Kit

With the product from Australian company Ellume, users can swab themselves at home and check their status in about 20 minutes

Cervical Cancer Screening Rates Dropped During Stay-at-Home Order

Cervical cytology screening rates per 100 person-months decreased 78 percent among women aged 21 to 29 years

Sociodemographic Differences Seen in Receipt of Breast Density Notifications

Those in notification states more likely to receive density information, but likelihood lower for older Black and Asian women of lower income

Cancer Screening, Diagnoses Down During Early Pandemic

Higher positivity rate during the early pandemic might reflect prioritizing of higher-risk patients

Lung Cancer Treatment Plans Changed Due to Pandemic

Disparities in Lung Cancer Screening Eligibility Still Exist

Findings seen despite the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force revised eligibility criteria

Female Hormone Rx Not Tied to Retinal Vascular Occlusion

AI Algorithms May Fail to Detect Diabetic Retinopathy

Evaluation of performance on real-world retinal imaging data showed sensitivities varied widely

Drug-Linked Endogenous Endophthalmitis Hospitalizations Up

Retinal Changes Linked to Cognitive Function in T1DM Patients

Structural and vascular changes detected on noninvasive retinal imaging tied to performance on tests of cognitive function

Routine COVID-19 Testing Improves Safety of Elective Surgery

BinaxNOW Rapid Antigen Test Has Lower Sensitivity Than RT-PCR

Sensitivity 64.2 and 35.8 percent for specimens from symptomatic and asymptomatic persons, with near 100 percent specificity