Estimating the magnitude of cancer overdiagnosis in Australia

Diana L Learoyd
Med J Aust 2020; 213 (4): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.50575
Published online: 17 August 2020

To the Editor: The issue of cancer overdiagnosis highlighted by Glasziou and colleagues1 is not new. The problem lies in how clinicians translate caution into the care of individual patients.

  • Diana L Learoyd

  • University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW


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