Category: overtesting


Could finding more cancer lead us to understand risk factors less?

1 11/15/2017

Journalists shouldn’t take their audiences down the path of unnecessary medical tests

3 10/3/2017

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: How do we end up pink-washed every October?

4 12/21/2016

Why biotech celeb Craig Venter’s prostate cancer story should be read with healthy dose of skepticism


Podcast: Vinay Prasad, MD takes on moonshots, precision medicine, journalism & more

8 4/20/2016

Media mystery: Why did journalists ignore an important study on a costly, harmful back pain procedure?

1 12/1/2015

A patient’s perspective on recent prostate cancer screening news


Podcast: Overuse in orthopedics

2 6/4/2015

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


BBC takedown of exaggerated jogging study gives a second helping of bad advice