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Latest Cary Gross Stories

2014-07-02 12:26:38

Breast cancer screening costs for Medicare patients skyrocketed between 2001 and 2009, but the increase did not lead to earlier detection of new breast cancer cases.

2013-01-08 14:53:33

Even though Medicare spends over $1 billion per year on breast cancer screenings such as a mammography, there is no evidence that higher spending benefits older women.

2012-02-28 14:54:01

Treatment is not always warranted for older men with prostate cancer and a short life expectancy.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'