July 1, 2009
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Although breast cancer may not be the most common cancer in women, the diagnosis or even the suspicion is a cause of great distress. Primary care physicians play a pivotal role in their female patients' care by providing the proper risk assessment, encouraging women to get the regular screening, and providing patients with the appropriate referral to definitive treatment.
In this issue: Clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors; adverse events with tamsulosin after cataract surgery; new guidelines for persistent pain in the elderly; and FDA Actions.