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The USPSTF’s latest recommendation could make long-acting PrEP (Apretude) more accessible—if a looming court case doesn’t interfere.
The USPSTF notes an increase in breast cancer diagnoses in younger women — particularly in Black women. Here’s more insight.
New agreement ensures coverage of prevention services for now, a move applauded by patient groups for those with cancer, HIV and more.
A Texas judge had struck down mandatory coverage of much preventive care, including cancer and diabetes screenings and PrEP.
While applauding an updated guide to start mammograms at age 40, the American Cancer Society also weighs whether to screen after 75.
This ruling will affect millions and erect barriers to care, say patient advocacy groups representing those with cancer, HIV and more.
The Texas ruling builds on a case in which a plaintiff objected, on religious grounds, to providing free HIV prevention PrEP to employees.
People who were covered by Medicaid were less likely to be screened than those with private health insurance.
The revised 2021 recommendations might not dramatically improve access to screening for minorities.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists advises screening during each pregnancy.
Despite new guidelines, too few infants born to mothers with hepatitis C were screened for the virus.
Screenings for colorectal, cervical and breast cancer are commonly given well past the recommended ages.
The majority of new cases of hepatitis C occur among people younger than 30 who inject drugs.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reaffirmed a 2004 recommendation for those with no symptoms or family history of the disease.
Talk to your doc before ruling out screening.
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