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Tags: screening tests

3/26/2018

Significant conflicts of interest not disclosed in LA Times story on modified Pap tests

2/3/2017

Can a breath test detect stomach cancers? HealthDay story has notes of caution, but also veers into speculation

1 6/15/2016

Thorough story on underuse of new ovarian cancer tests needed a few more numbers

6/9/2016

Guardian hypes possible blood test for depression as ‘breakthrough’

11/22/2010

Researchers Say Common Test For Prostate Cancer May Not Work