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Tags: Washington University in St. Louis
Wrist or groin? Kudos to release on angioplasty routes for paying close attention to costs
University release takes admirably cautious approach in describing leukemia treatment response
FINALLY..... a commonsense analysis of yet more HYPE in the media about the next great hope for eliminating breast cancer. Thanks @mcjaklevic and @HealthNewsRevu. https://twitter.com/garyschwitzer/status/1192417365843206145
Here we go again: another “simple blood test" for early detection of breast cancer. News reports shout “CANCER BREAKTHROUGH” & other hype for preliminary, very limited findings. https://www.healthnewsreview.org/2019/11/theranos-redux-not-really-but-claim-of-a-simple-test-for-breast-cancer-warrants-scrutiny/
TV reporter buys medical marketer’s pitch for live mammogram. Ends up w/ mastectomy. The reporting on this episode has been abysmal. HT to @DrAttai @MichelleTregear https://www.healthnewsreview.org/2019/11/breast-center-marketing-pitch-via-reporters-live-streamed-mammogram-was-a-bad-idea/