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Prostate cancer screening in the randomized Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial: mortality results after 13 years of follow-up.
BACKGROUND The prostate component of the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial was undertaken to determine whether there is a reduction in prostate cancer mortalityExpand
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Bacterial pneumonia in persons infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. Pulmonary Complications of HIV Infection Study Group.
BACKGROUND Patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection are at increased risk for bacterial pneumonia in addition to opportunistic infection. However, the risk factors for bacterialExpand
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Diagnosis and management of cough executive summary: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
Recognition of the importance of cough in clinical medicine was the impetus for the original evidence-based consensus panel report on “Managing Cough as a Defense Mechanism and as a Symptom,”Expand
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Selection criteria for lung-cancer screening.
BACKGROUND The National Lung Screening Trial (NLST) used risk factors for lung cancer (e.g., ≥30 pack-years of smoking and <15 years since quitting) as selection criteria for lung-cancer screening.Expand
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Castleman's disease.
OBJECTIVE To describe the two variants of Castleman's disease--the hyaline-vascular type and the plasma-cell type--and discuss the associated histologic features. DESIGN We present a case of theExpand
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Screening by chest radiograph and lung cancer mortality: the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal, and Ovarian (PLCO) randomized trial.
CONTEXT The effect on mortality of screening for lung cancer with modern chest radiographs is unknown. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effect on mortality of screening for lung cancer using radiographsExpand
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Respiratory disease trends in the Pulmonary Complications of HIV Infection Study cohort. Pulmonary Complications of HIV Infection Study Group.
We examined trends in the incidence of specific respiratory disorders in a multicenter cohort with progressive human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease during a 5-yr period. Individuals with a wideExpand
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Race and colorectal cancer disparities: health-care utilization vs different cancer susceptibilities.
BACKGROUND It is unclear whether the disproportionately higher incidence and mortality from colorectal cancer among blacks compared with whites reflect differences in health-care utilization orExpand
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Incidence of Tuberculosis in the United States among HIV-Infected Persons
Among opportunistic pathogens associated with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), Mycobacterium tuberculosis is distinguished by its relative virulence and potential for person-to-personExpand
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Lung cancer risk prediction: Prostate, Lung, Colorectal And Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial models and validation.
INTRODUCTION Identification of individuals at high risk for lung cancer should be of value to individuals, patients, clinicians, and researchers. Existing prediction models have only modestExpand
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