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2 Diseases Researched for Overdiagnosis

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12 Abstracts with Overdiagnosis Research

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Pubmed Data : N Engl J Med. 2012 Nov 22 ;367(21):1998-2005. PMID: 23171096
Study Type : Meta Analysis
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Anti Therapeutic Actions : Overdiagnosis, X-ray Mammography
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Pubmed Data : Am J Surg Pathol. 1996 Nov ;20(11):1331-45. PMID: 8898837
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : Cancer Causes Control. 2014 Sep 21. Epub 2014 Sep 21. PMID: 25240802
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Thyroid Cancer
Anti Therapeutic Actions : Overdiagnosis
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Pubmed Data : Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2012 Nov 30 ;34(5-6):292-299. Epub 2012 Nov 30. PMID: 23208125
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Dementia
Anti Therapeutic Actions : Overdiagnosis
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Pubmed Data : Eur J Cancer. 2013 May ;49(8):1905-14. Epub 2013 Mar 13. PMID: 23490647
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : Am J Surg Pathol. 2002 Sep ;26(9):1111-28. PMID: 12218568
Study Type : Human Study
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Pubmed Data : Ann Intern Med. 2012 Dec 4 ;157(11):776-84. PMID: 23208167
Study Type : Human Study
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Anti Therapeutic Actions : Overdiagnosis
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Pubmed Data : JAMA. 2015 Mar 3 ;313(9):926-35. PMID: 25734734
Study Type : Human Study
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Diseases : Thyroid Cancer
Anti Therapeutic Actions : Overdiagnosis
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Pubmed Data : Can J Psychiatry. 2012 Nov ;57(11):659-65. PMID: 23149281
Study Type : Review
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Diseases : Bipolar Disorder
Anti Therapeutic Actions : Overdiagnosis
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Pubmed Data : Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2013 Oct ;23(8):1376-82. PMID: 24257551
Study Type : Review
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Article Publish Status : This is a free article. Click here to read the complete article.
Pubmed Data : Oncologist. 2012 ;17(12):1515-33. Epub 2012 Sep 28. PMID: 23024155
Study Type : Review
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Pubmed Data : Pathologe. 2008 Nov ;29 Suppl 2:157-9. PMID: 18726596
Study Type : Review
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Pharmacological Actions : Anti-Angiogenic
Additional Keywords : Ovariectomy-Induced Changes
Anti Therapeutic Actions : Overdiagnosis

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A devastating new report commissioned by the National Cancer Institute reveals that our 40-year long 'War on Cancer' has been waged against a vastly misunderstood 'enemy,' that in many cases represented no threat to human health whatsoever.
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A new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute has found that more frequent mammography results in dramatically increased rates of false positives and unnecessary biopsies.
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After decades of wrongful cancer diagnoses and treatments, and millions harmed, the National Cancer Institute and high gravitas journals like JAMA finally admit they were wrong all along.
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Despite what millions still believe, mammography does not "save lives." To the contrary, it increases total mortality.
The last 40 years have shown triple the incidence of thyroid cancer in women, yet the mortality rate has remained the same. Why are physicians so quick to diagnose women with thyroid cancer?
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What if millions of medical diagnoses, procedures, and treatments were based, on at best, questionable scientific evidence, but still performed daily, the world over, in the name of saving patients lives or reducing their suffering? A new JAMA review indicates this may be exactly what is happening.

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