November 30th, 201231774It is taken as read that check ups and screening are good for us. The logic is almost intuitive. Finding disease early is better than finding it late as treatment can be more effective. So what could possibly be wrong? Quite a bit as it turns out!
March 19th, 201211962For the longest time, cancer was studied only in corpses, reinforcing cancer’s deadly reputation.The paradox is that we can now detect a lot of cancer that is not even cancer yet, and likely never will be."
November 20th, 201121120Cancer screening programs have been introduced as “life saving” measures but there was never any evidence that this would be the case-just reasonable (at the time) assumptions. It is time that a balanced picture was presented to the public.