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Why is early detection of cancer so important?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Improved chance of

Cure. If a cancer is detected before it has spread to other organs, the chance of cure by removing the cancer is much better. The earlier a cancer is detected and removed the less is the risk of cancer spreading to other organs.

In brief: Improved chance of

Cure. If a cancer is detected before it has spread to other organs, the chance of cure by removing the cancer is much better. The earlier a cancer is detected and removed the less is the risk of cancer spreading to other organs.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Steven Tucker
Agree but in this day an dage we also need to be cautious about overdiagnosis and over treatment too. Yes, my statement muddies the waters for patients, but we should follow the dictum of do no harm when we can.
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