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Category: Screening

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

1 1/25/2018

Patients, doctors, journalists criticize “Free Preventive Mammograms” campaign

1/8/2018

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 9/26/2017

A prostate ‘Pep Talk’ is the wrong way to get men thinking about cancer screening

8/21/2017

Imbalanced ‘Saved by the Scan’ campaign neglects big concerns over lung cancer screening

3 6/27/2017

3-D mammograms for all: political gimmickry that may harm more women than it helps

7 5/9/2017

Radiology society’s PR message about untreated breast cancer: Sound evidence or scare-mongering?

4/26/2017

‘OK to wait’ or ‘Delay at your own risk?’ Headspinning headlines on same colonoscopy study