H. Gilbert Welch, MD, MPH
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Acknowledgment: The author thanks Linda Doss, Lisa Schwartz, Brenda Sirovich, and Steve Woloshin for their insightful comments on various drafts of this editorial.
Grant Support: In part by a Research Enhancement Award from the Department of Veterans Affairs to investigate the harms from excessive medical care.
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Welch HG. Right and Wrong Reasons To Be Screened. Ann Intern Med. 2004;140:754–755. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-140-9-200405040-00016
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2004;140(9):754-755.
Breast Cancer, Cancer Screening/Prevention, Geriatric Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Prevention/Screening.
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