Category: Screening


Questions about a ‘simple blood test’ to screen for cancer prompt revealing answer: It’s complicated


Yes, melanoma can be overdiagnosed, but news stories like these don’t discuss it

7 5/31/2018

Many journalists fail to question new Cancer Society colorectal cancer screening guidelines

1 5/11/2018

A win for readers: coverage of new prostate cancer screening guidelines focuses on shared decision making

3 5/3/2018

Despite screaming headlines, England’s breast cancer screening computer glitch didn’t kill anyone


Coronary calcium scans: NYT article highlights value and minimizes limitations


Marketing misfire on ‘spa-like’ 3D mammograms: Comfort appeal distracts from real concerns on screening, experts say

1 3/14/2018

Wearable technology to screen for atrial fibrillation: Does it raise more questions than it answers?

4 3/8/2018

Prostate cancer screening: massive study gets minimal coverage. Why?

1 1/29/2018

In the real world, harms of lung cancer screening prove greater than expected