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Cancer Testing In The Elderly: Does It Really Make A Difference?

Cancer testing in the elderly has recently become controversial.  A growing number of cancer specialists, health system analysts, and geriatricians, are advocating for no testing. They insist, such testing is highly unlikely to detect lethal disease, hugely expensive, and more likely to harm than help. If lethal disease is found, follow-up testing and treatment is often…

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