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New data raising concerns over overdiagnosis & overtreatment of prostate cancer
What’s known about the characteristics of men being treated aggressively for prostate cancer? Up to now, not much. A study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine describes “the first large-scale US population-based study to document the risk profiles and treatment patterns among men with PSA levels of 4.0 ng/mL or lower who were diagnosed […]5/21/2007
No surprise: Americans confused about cancer
A study in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention reports widespread confusion in America about cancer and cancer prevention. Nearly half of respondents (47.1%) agreed that “It seems like almost everything causes cancer,” 27.0% agreed that “There’s not much people can do to lower their chances of getting cancer,” and 71.5% agreed that “There […]