Researchers say U.S. needs to rethink cancer screening

03/13/2009 | MSNBC

Some researchers say the U.S. needs to reconsider its cancer screening recommendations because common procedures can pick up small cancers that would never have caused problems, leading to invasive and sometimes risky treatment. Experts also say that some of the tests, such as the prostate-specific antigen test and colonoscopies, carry a risk of problems and complications.

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