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What is "overdiagnosis"?

Dr. Welch has been studying overdiagnosis for a couple of decades and has written two books, Should I Be Tested For Cancer?: Maybe Not and Here’s Why and Overdiagnosed: Making ... for. It has been pretty well established for breast cancer screening and
August 2019

Are your patients health literate?

As the evidence on the utility of prostate-specific antigen screening for prostate cancer continues to be questioned, internists may wonder what to tell their patients about when, how and whether ... Screening can help detect prostate cancer early, but
July 2011

QD: News Every Day--Two studies reinforce medical management over stents

Researchers conducted a survey by mail among 1,600 Medicare beneficiaries 66 years or who had undergone surgery for prostate cancer or elective coronary artery stenting in 2008. ... The goal was to compare discussions about prostate cancer and stents,
August 2019

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

Why primary care is the future of health care

For example, prostate cancer screening has been in the news lately. ... More evidence suggests that screening for prostate cancer may not only be unnecessary but also potentially harmful.
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

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