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US Report: Death rates are declining for many common cancers, including lung cancer and melanoma.

15 Jul, 2021 | 09:11h | UTC

Report: Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, Part 1: National Cancer Statistics – JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute

News release: Annual Report to the Nation: Rapid decrease in lung cancer and melanoma deaths lead overall continued decline in cancer death rate – National Cancer Institute

Commentaries: Death rates are declining for many common cancers in the U.S., report finds – STAT AND Annual report to the nation: Rapid decrease in lung cancer and melanoma deaths – American Cancer Society

 


Viewpoint | Active surveillance as a management option for low-risk basal cell carcinoma.

15 Jun, 2021 | 08:49h | UTC

Active Surveillance as a Management Option for Low-risk Basal Cell Carcinoma – JAMA Internal Medicine

 


An epidemic of overdiagnosis: Melanoma diagnoses sky rocket

20 Jan, 2021 | 01:30h | UTC

An epidemic of overdiagnosis: Melanoma diagnoses sky rocket – Brigham and Women’s Hospital AND Does Screening for Skin Cancer Result in Melanoma Overdiagnosis? – Univadis

Original study: The Rapid Rise in Cutaneous Melanoma Diagnoses ($)

Related: Overdiagnosis: what it is and what it isn’t – BMJ Evidence Based Medicine (free) AND Overdiagnosis across medical disciplines: a scoping review – The BMJ Open (free) AND Too much medical care: bad for you, bad for health care systems – STAT News (free) AND Screening: How overdiagnosis and other harms can undermine the benefits – Health News Review (free) AND Overdiagnosis: causes and consequences in primary health care – Canadian Family Physician (free) AND Five warning signs of overdiagnosis – The Conversation (free) AND What is overdiagnosed cancer? And why does it matter? – Croakey (free) AND Blame rising cancer overdiagnosis on ‘irrational exuberance’ for early detection – STAT (free) AND Preventing overdiagnosis and the harms of too much sport and exercise medicine – British Journal of Sports Medicine (free)

 


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