Otis Brawley

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Name: Otis Brawley
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Epidemic of overtreatment of prostate cancer must stop

Editor's note: CNN conditions expert Dr. Otis Brawley is the chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society, a world-renowned cancer expert and a practicing oncologist. He is also the author of the book "How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Mobile-mammography debate: Lifesaver or moneymaker?

Like many working moms, Hope Bott of Orlando usually put her family's health needs ahead of her own, said the wife and mother of three boys. So when a mobile-mammography bus pulled up to her workplace in March, she got on board.Bott, 38, an operations ... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

How Long Should Aging Boomers Get Health Screenings

By Rita Rubin, ContributorOne Florida octogenarian has been getting Pap tests pretty much ever since doctors started using the cervical cancer screening tool in the 1940s, and, her daughter says, she never plans to stop. Yet the  American Cancer Society ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

The long list of warnings about community screening programs is getting longer

By Gary SchwitzerOtis Brawley, MD, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society has said:“Many of these free screening things are designed more toget patients for hospitals and clinics and doctors than they are tobenefit the pat...Related Biotechnology, ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Do Cancer Patients Drive Unneeded Care?

Amid ongoing concerns about unnecessary cancer screenings and treatments, a recent study looked at what role patient demands play in healthcare providers’ plan of action. The study’s results suggest that inappropriate requests for care are rarely an issue, ... [Published EverydayHealth.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

10 Cancer Screenings Every Woman Should Know About

Why You Should Get Screened for These Top CancersAs a woman, your lifetime risk for all cancers combined is now one in three. Cancer ranks as the second most frequent cause of death for U.S. women. According to the American Cancer Society , in 2014, an ... [Published EverydayHealth.com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Feb 14 2014 - Updated Feb 14 2014 - 1 reports

Mammograms, Reconsidered

A long-term study published this week found that mammograms don’t increase women’s odds of surviving breast cancer: The University of Toronto study split a group of 89,835 women in two. Half of them got mammograms, and half did not. After 25 years, ... [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 14 2014]
First reported Feb 04 2014 - Updated Feb 05 2014 - 1 reports

Thank You Fukushima: Global Cancer Cases To Skyrocket

The incidence of cancer worldwide is growing at an alarming pace. A new report by the World Health Organization finds that, as USA Today reports , new cancer cases will skyrocket globally from an estimated 14 million in 2012 to 22 million new cases ... [Published Zero Hedge - Feb 04 2014]
First reported Feb 04 2014 - Updated Feb 04 2014 - 1 reports

Cancer rising? The numbers don’t tell a new story

When I first saw the headline “ Childhood Cancer on the Rise ,” it triggered my journalistic salivary glands. Sad news, sure — but it could also settle an old debate, I thought. Cancer rates have been edging up over the years, which gives some credence ... [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Feb 04 2014]

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Epidemic of overtreatment of prostate cancer mu... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 18 2014]
Mobile-mammography debate: Lifesaver or moneyma... [Published Orlando Sentinel - Jul 12 2014]
How Long Should Aging Boomers Get Health Screen... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 11 2014]
The long list of warnings about community scree... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 10 2014]
Do Cancer Patients Drive Unneeded Care? [Published EverydayHealth.com - Jul 09 2014]
10 Cancer Screenings Every Woman Should Know About [Published EverydayHealth.com - Jul 01 2014]
Mammograms, Reconsidered [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 14 2014]
Thank You Fukushima: Global Cancer Cases To Sky... [Published Zero Hedge - Feb 04 2014]
Cancer rising? The numbers don’t tell a new story [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Feb 04 2014]
A half-century of progress on smoking [Published Observer-Reporter - Jan 22 2014]
Lack of federal funding slows cancer research [Published Argus Leader - Dec 13 2013]
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Mammograms, Reconsidered [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 14 2014]
A long-term study published this week found that mammograms don’t increase women’s odds of surviving breast cancer: The University of Toronto study split a group of 89,835 women in two. Half of them got mammograms, and half did not. After 25 years, ...
Thank You Fukushima: Global Cancer Cases To Sky... [Published Zero Hedge - Feb 04 2014]
The incidence of cancer worldwide is growing at an alarming pace. A new report by the World Health Organization finds that, as USA Today reports , new cancer cases will skyrocket globally from an estimated 14 million in 2012 to 22 million new cases ...
Cancer rising? The numbers don’t tell a new story [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Feb 04 2014]
When I first saw the headline “ Childhood Cancer on the Rise ,” it triggered my journalistic salivary glands. Sad news, sure — but it could also settle an old debate, I thought. Cancer rates have been edging up over the years, which gives some credence ...
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