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Categories: Screening tests

2/28/2017

Screening MRI for breast cancer: news release is strong on costs and novelty

1/3/2017

Rockefeller PR release on automated melanoma screening downplayed false-positive rate

11/23/2016

Novel urine test for cervical cancer: strong but could be better on false negatives

9/7/2016

Hard to judge the benefit of melanoma screening test with no data in news release

7/18/2016

Pap smears in the elderly? Effusive headline gets way ahead of the evidence

6/20/2016

Commercial interests omitted from release on test for diagnosing bloodstream infections

5/4/2016

3D mammography manufacturer’s release touts benefits that aren’t there

1 4/15/2016

Strong on costs, PR release pairing lung ultrasound vs chest X-ray neglected potential for misdiagnosis

4/13/2016

Blood screening test for liver fibrosis billed as a “breakthrough.” Not so fast.

4/4/2016

Duke University offers strong data-driven release on lung cancer screenings for former smokers