The media is overhyping early detection tests, and this may be harming the healthy
By Mary O'Keeffe, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Sydney
Ray Moynihan, Assistant Professor, Bond University
In our new study, we've found the majority of news stories are failing to cover potential downsides of early detection tests. This could be perpetuating the problem of overdiagnosis.
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- Monday, April 5, 2021