Estimating the Magnitude of Cancer Overdiagnosis in Australia

Research paper from the Medical Journal of Australia curated by Editor in Chief George Lundberg, MD, who notes: 

For five types of cancer, the rate of overdiagnosis in Australia is roughly one in five. Many of these diagnoses are “indolentomas” or “incidentalomas.”

Go to full paper published in the Medical Journal of Australia.

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