When screening tests turn healthy people into patients
from Medical News Today
As part of its campaign against "too much medicine" The BMJ has published reviews that question the value of screening for breast cancer in women and aneurysm in men — asking whether the harm of "over-diagnosis" outweighs the benefit of detecting and treating real cases of disease. In the case of breast cancer, the analysis of the history of screening for the disease, written by a public health expert, calls for "urgent agreement" in the debate and controversy that exists between scientists.
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