Cancer to be redefined

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Registered: 10-01-2010
Cancer to be redefined
Tue, 08-20-2013 - 6:32pm

NPR recently interviewed Dr. Otis Brawley, the chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society about the National Cancer Institute’s suggestion to change the definition of “cancer.” The reason for this is because mounting research shows that many harmless tumors are being overtreated, thereby causing far more harm than good.

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Do you think this is a good idea - or risky for those who will develop cancer in the future?