Tag: "overdiagnosis" at medical news
Mammograms Reduce Breast Cancer Deaths, But Increase Overdiagnosis
...ut the other side of the coin is the major harm of overdiagnosis
and overtreatment,” said lead author Peter G?tzsche, M.D., director of the Nordic Cochrane Centre in Copenhagen, Denmark. The review appears in the current issue of The Cochrane Library, a publication of The Cochrane Collaboration, an international...
Breast cancer screening :Benefits vs Harm
...at the negative effects, such as overtreatment and overdiagnosis
were not mentioned. Dr Gotzsche said that following his study of breast cancer screening for seven years he was "amazed" at how emotive the issue was. He said, "It has somehow become pretty religious. Some people get offended if you start quest...
Tight necktie may raise glaucoma risk
... know how much tight neckties may contribute to an overdiagnosis
of glaucoma -- that's really an epidemiologic question," Said researchers....