Is Cancer Being Overdiagnosed?

Doctors have known that some cancer patients receive treatment for disease that may have disappeared on its own. But whether cancer screenings should be reduced before science has found a way to distinguish harmless tumors from bad ones has been a hotly contested issue. So on Thursday, when a provocative journal article suggested that the medical community should try to learn how to reduce cancer screenings, it sparked a fierce debate. The article, published in the Journal of the National...Full Story
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