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INCA : from bad surprises to bad surprises

By Dr M.Gourmelon, June 22, 2021 INCa France: French Cancer Institute Act 1 The citizen consultation of 2015 raised the question of breast cancer screening in France.This …

A Guide to Health and Medicine from the GIJN

5 June 2021 Cécile Bour MD Re-Check ReCheck is an independent investigative media specializing in the backstage  of health affairs and issues. It was founded by two investigative journalists, …

French consultation is discussed in JAMA

October 30, 2017 Viewpoint: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/2659560 Less Is More Reform of the National Screening Mammography Program in FranceAlexandra Barratt, MBBS, MPH, PhD Sydney School of Public Health, University of …

Quaternary prevention

May 22, 2021, Cécile Bour, MD A point of view in The Guardian A researcher, Dr Ranjana Srivastava, Australian oncologist and author (book "A better death"), shares in …

Screening propaganda

Marc Gourmelon, MD, November, 1st, 2020 "1 lie repeated 1000 times becomes the truth”. This is one of the well-known principles of propaganda. (1) It has been well …

The anguish of pink advocates in the face of declining participation in screening

October 6, 2020 Cécile Bour, MD https://www.lequotidiendumedecin.fr/specialites/cancerologie/face-une-baisse-du-depistage-du-cancer-du-sein-linca-lance-une-campagne-loccasion-doctobre-rose and https://mobile.francetvinfo.fr/sante/cancer/covid-19-les-retards-de-depistage-du-cancer-de-sein-vont-entrainer-une-augmentation-de-la-mortalite-entre-1-et-5-dans-les-dix-ans-qui-viennent-selon-la-fondation-arc_4124525.html#xtref=https://mobile.francetvinf The anxiety-provoking communication of Pink October tries to surf on the wave of concern that the epidemic has caused among oncologists, …