How a false alarm affects future cancer screenings
from HealthDay News via WebMD
A cancer scare could increase the chances that you'll be diligent about recommended screenings in the future, a new study finds. People who got a false-positive result on a breast or prostate cancer screening test were more likely to adhere to screening guidelines for breast cancer and colon cancer going forward, researchers found. False-positive findings are initial results that suggest cancer but eventually turn out to be wrong.
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