"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick." Thomas Adams, 1618"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick."
Thomas Adams, 1618

Posts Tagged ‘screening’

Prostate Cancer Screening using the PSA Test Does more Harm than Good

NEWS RELEASE Amsterdam, The Netherlands / Lyon, France, 29 September 2013 — Prostate cancer screening using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is widely used in France despite a lack of evidence showing that it reduces cancer deaths. Now, researchers have shown that men experience more harm than good from routine PSA screening, according to research to…

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Breast cancer screening has little to do with falling breast cancer deaths

An international team of researchers from France, the UK and Norway coordinated by Philippe Autier, Research Director at the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) found that better treatment and improving health systems are more likely to have led to falling numbers of deaths from breast cancer than screening which was published in the British Medical…

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