The carcinogenesis of screening.

June 30, 2017. Cancer mortality has declined over the past decades in the US. The good news: that benefit appears to be shared among both poor and rich counties across the country. The bad news: this has come with a sharp rise in cancer incidence. Interestingly, this rise is much greater in richer counties--fueling the argument that much of our spending on cancer screening works to detect early cancers, few of which would ever threaten lives.


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