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New study clarifies risk of breast cancer overdiagnosis

Angus Chen, a cancer reporter at STAT, discusses research published in the academic medical journal Annals of Internal Medicine this week.

The research found that about 1 in 7 cases of breast cancer detected during screenings were false alarms, meaning genuine cases far exceeded what are referred to as overdiagnoses.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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