Category: overtreatment

5/25/2017

The anatomy of a drug website: 5 pharma tactics to be wary of

4 5/16/2017

Cashing in on emotions: How pharma profits from medicalizing the normal spectrum of feelings

2 5/8/2017

“Less is more” theme from breast cancer conference attracts little mainstream news coverage

3/29/2017

Two steps forward, one step back: When health news overlooks active surveillance as treatment for prostate cancer

1 3/22/2017

Will a major medical journal’s PR statement contribute to the overtreatment of back pain?

4 12/21/2016

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

7 9/15/2016

Overall impressive: News media coverage of NEJM study on treating vs not treating prostate cancer

4 2/3/2016

Missing in action: Did US journalists miss a huge opportunity to critically examine mental health screening?

2 12/17/2015

Some news from major breast cancer meeting needed more context

1 12/1/2015

A patient’s perspective on recent prostate cancer screening news