Cancer Society Shifts Stance On Screenings

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The American Cancer Society is in the process of reworking its message about screenings for breast and prostate cancers. It says the benefits of timely detection through screening may have been exaggerated. Dr. Martin Solomon, medical director of Brigham and Women's Primary, offers his insight.



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