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“More than it should?”—the problem of ‘over-treating’ cancer patients
 

“More than it should?”—the problem of ‘over-treating’ cancer patients

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Every day, millions of cancer patients are bombarded with unnecessary screenings, blood tests and treatments that offer little to no benefit. How are they unnecessary – and why should doctors stop this pattern of behaviour?
 
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31 Oct 2017 - General
 
I have to agree that people always feel that more is always better. But sometimes, it is a way oof ver treating and/or giving too much more than the desired amount of treatment a patient needs for their condition. The article states that instead of giving the enough kind of treatment and doing good to the patient, the more harm we can give. I have witnessed this kind of treatment wherein sometimes some of the consultant will order unecessary treatment and diagnostics to the patient, and eventual...
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