A 44-year-old member asked:
Need expert advice! where would i go to get a full body check for cancer?
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Medical Oncology 44 years experience
But SHOULD you?: The purpose of screening for any disease, including cancer, is to find a condition at a time where a helpful intervention can be made .There also needs to be greater benefit than harm. There is growing evidence to show that some types of screening are costly-not just money-wise, but also due to false findings that get followed-up with harm caused by those follow-up procedures, sometimes invasive.
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