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Categories: Screening tests


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


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


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


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


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


Commercial interests omitted from release on test for diagnosing bloodstream infections


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

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


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


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