Headlines misinterpret study finding that most cancer screenings don’t extend life. They may not extend it, but they certainly will get you close to what your expected life span would be if caught early and treated.

Medical Mythbusting Commentary for August 29, 2023


Most cancer screenings don’t extend life, study finds, but don’t cancel that appointment

Estimated Lifetime Gained With Cancer Screening Tests
A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials