Cancer Screening Rates Are Too High in Older Adults with Limited Life Expectancy

JAMA Intern Med 2014 Aug 18 Between 31% and 55% of patients at very high risk for dying within 9 years underwent recent cancer screenings. Many health organizations recommend against routine cancer screening in patients with short life expectancies (generally , <10 years), but inappropriately high screening rates persist (NEJM JW Gen Med Mar 20 […]

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