Category: Screening

3 6/9/2015

Why did last week’s mammography study get so much news, but the DCIS study didn’t?

2 6/4/2015

Shades of Aldous Huxley in AARP’s “Brave New World” of diagnostic tests


“More accurate than traditional biopsies” and other misinformation about a new prostate cancer test from NY-Presbyterian Hospital

7 5/5/2015

Questions about ‘80% by 2018′ campaign to boost colorectal cancer screening

5 5/4/2015

Breast cancer to rise 50 percent by 2030? Hey, not so fast!

4 4/27/2015

Imbalanced NPR political story on new draft mammography guidelines

1 4/21/2015

Roundup of Media Messages on the New Mammogram Guidelines


How much overdetection in cancer screening is acceptable?

12 2/20/2015

CBS promotes “essential/critical” screening tests but never mentions over-diagnosis

1 2/17/2015

Sensational language – scary & fawning – in USNWR story on Cologuard colon cancer test