Gabriela Lewin

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340 CMAJ, March 15, 2016, 188(5) ©2016 8872147 Canada Inc. or its licensors Colorectal cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related death in men and the third most common in women;1 the lifetime probabilities of dying from colorectal cancer among men and women are 3.5% and 3.1%, respectively.2 Although the burden of colorectal cancer varies(More)
Although major depressive disorder (MDD) is one of the world’s great public health problems, the morbidity and increased mortality associated with this common illness can be attenuated by the large number of effective treatments that are now widely available. It is therefore important toensure thatefficientmethods forpopulationscreening are in place and(More)
cancer in Canada, 80% were in women over the age of 50 years, and about 28% were in women aged 70 years or older (Figure 1), with little variation by pro vince. Regular screening for breast cancer with mammography, breast self -examinations and clinical breast examinations are widely recommended to reduce mortality due to breast cancer. Although controversy(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate psychometric properties of the Argentine-Spanish SF-36 and to validate the physical component summary (PCS) and mental component summary (MCS) measures. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING A self-administration of the SF-36 with 1-year follow-up was performed in a University-based ambulatory center in Buenos Aires. Diagnoses were abstracted(More)
A complete list of planned reviews, updates, and revisions is available under the What's New section at the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) Web site. Recommendations Major Recommendations Grades of recommendation grades (strong, weak) and quality of evidence (high, moderate, low, very low) are defined at the end of the "Major(More)
CMAJ 2016. DOI:10.1503 /cmaj.151421 Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related deaths and the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Canadians — an estimated 26 600 Canadians were diagnosed and 20 900 died from lung cancer in 2015.1 In Canada, the incidence of lung cancer is currently higher in men than in women (although this gap is beginning to(More)
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