Category: Screening

4 8/16/2018

Too Much Medicine: A small medical conference with a big impact


Reader’s Digest goes off the rails with ‘Doctor visits you need to make at every age’


Screening for atrial fibrillation with a wearable patch: Seek and ye shall find … and then what?

1 6/29/2018

Is the US Preventive Services Task Force ‘hurting men’ with its new osteoporosis recommendations? Here’s what you need to know


Celebrity colonoscopy parties – great fun ‘every other year’?


Understanding medical tests: A new addition to our toolkit addressing sensitivity, specificity, and other core concepts


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