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MRI Scan for Prostate Cancer Is Significant Advance in Treatment

A British study recently published in The Lancet found that multi-parametric magnetic resonance imaging (MP-MRI) in patients with suspected prostate cancer can: (1) increase the the accuracy of diagnosis of aggressive cancers from 48% to 93%; (2) reduce the over-diagnosis of harmless … Read More

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Mammograms and Unnecessary Cancer Treatment

My partner has often written about the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer and the decision making process that goes along with them, noting that often the treatment is unnecessary or that it is worse than the disease.  Well, it … Read More

Posted in Breast Cancer, Mammogram |

Another Misbehaving Doctor

As I have observed on prior occasions, the medical profession keeps insisting that medical malpractice claims are one of the big drivers of health care costs in America.  Any reasonable person looking at the statistics will see that this is … Read More

Posted in Doctors, Fraud, Health Care Costs, Health Insurers, medical ethics, Medical Malpractice, medical malpractice cases, medical malpractice claims, medical malpractice lawsuits, Medicare, Pharmacies, Pharmacy Malpractice, tort reform |