Some of the more important developments in family medicine include new approaches to cancer prevention through aspirin therapy and diet, new information on measles vaccine, better methods to increase compliance in women with abnormal Papanicolaou test results, new understanding of regimens to prevent atherosclerotic disease and its complications, helpful information concerning diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal disorders, and hope for using hormones in symptomatic patients after breast cancer.
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