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Selling Cancer Screenings With Meaningless Survival Rates

Cancer Mortality Trumps Survival Rates A recent article in MedPage Today reported on a study in the BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal) about the misconception common among Americans that we have superior 5-year survival rates for most cancers. This, in turn, is thought to justify our aggressive approach to cancer screenings. Given that Obamacare heightens this perception by […]

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