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Letters to the Editor

An Annals of Internal Medicine editorial in the May 5 issue again notes that,“ Within 10 years of trial entry, screening increases the number of cancer cases diagnosed but has no ... by overzealous therapies and like to pronounce themselves as“
June 2009

Start the new year by dumping your multivitamin

Vitamin C has been shown not to prevent the incidence of cancer, strokes, or heart attacks. ... supplementation has been proven not to decrease the incidence of strokes, heart attacks, or any cancer.
August 2019

'Your Medical Mind' explores what influences patients' medical decisions

the New America Foundation) about whether men should continue to have access to the PSA test for prostate cancer screening, despite the overwhelming evidence that it extends few, if any, lives
August 2019

Cleaning the House of Medicine

We screened routinely for prostate cancer long before knowing if it was beneficial, only to learn we were imposing net harm. ... We issued breast cancer screening guidelines with convictions unjustified by uncertainties that prevail to this day.
August 2019

The gravity of misinformation

Fish oil causes prostate cancer, except that it doesn’t.
August 2019

My descent into guideline fatigue syndrome

You likely know several examples of“ dueling guidelines,” breast cancer screening, prostate cancer screening, and goals of diabetes control.
August 2019

Guidelines should rarely become rules

Many clinical questions yield“ competing guidelines.” We all know the controversies over breast cancer screening and prostate cancer screening.
August 2019

Is cost-effective medicine on life support?

A few months back, The New York Times reported on two new drugs, approved by the FDA for cancer treatment. ... Provenge, a new drug for prostate cancer extends life by four months at a cost of $93,000.
August 2019

Ovarian cancer screening has no value

The furor over the lack of benefit for men of the screening Prostate Specific Antigen test (PSA) is still being heard. ... This is bad news because every year over 21,000 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--Cancer deaths continue to decline

While cancer mortality declined for all people, more specifically, there was a 0.6% annual decline for women and a non-statistically significant decline for men due to prostate cancer incidence ... When prostate cancer was excluded, there was a
August 2019

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