March 19th, 201211885For 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, 201121063Cancer 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.
October 14th, 201121450The US Preventative Task Force has publicly said that prostate screening (with PSA blood testing) has no benefit. Whilst there is considerable appeal in the notion of getting a simple blood test to know if you have cancer, this is not the reality.