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When You Have Cancer, But You're Fine: Cancer Overdiagnosis

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Published on Nov 14, 2019

Studies suggest that if you made full-body scans part of your regular routine, you’d find a bunch of cancers over the years, but it wouldn't change your odds of having a life-threatening cancer. This is mostly because our definition of cancer is a little too broad.

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