Cancer overdiagnosis is one of the most serious and dangerous problems in medicine today
With nearly 1 in every 7 adults having thyroid nodules, increased screening and treatment has created an epidemic of 'thyroid cancer' diagnoses. But are we really talking about cancer here?
Should we be looking for disease in people who don't have any symptoms? A large new study indicates the answer is NO.
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.
A new John Hopkins Medicine research study "proved" that the primary cause of cancer was bad luck. Is it, or are diet, environment or unhealthy habits part of this equation as well?
Splenda is marketed as a no-calorie, no-guilt sugar substitute. Blood sugar stable, it “passes right through” the body, so it’s safe for diabetics AND you won’t gain weight! Are these claims masking the ugly truth about this chemical imposter? As mounting research shows, when it comes to our diet, there is no free lunch
Did you know the vast majority of thyroid cancer diagnoses are FALSE? And yet, the vast majority goes ahead and gets 'treated' anyway, with total removal of the gland, radiation and life long hormone replacement.
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Medical ignorance is epidemic and nowhere is this more evident than in how contemporary medicine views and treats thyroid cancer. Overtreatment of thyroid cancer with radioactive iodine is rampant even though there is substantial uncertainty about the indications for radioactive iodine for thyroid cancer. Radioactive iodine absorbed by the thyroid can injure the gland.
A new report claims that millions of lives have been saved in the past two decades due to 'early detection' of cancer and improved treatment, but is it true?
So, you have been told to 'lower your cholesterol' with drugs. But could it be causing cancer?
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?
The prospect of developing cancer is a frightening one. Sadly, this fear is leading many to undergo dangerous and harmful cancer screenings that, ironically, can cause the very diseases patients hope to avoid.
Iodine deficiency can lead to thyroid issues and eventually breast cancer.