Too Much Medicine? …

… The Problem of Overtreatment

This programme was broadcast in August on Radio 4.  It talks about the effects of screening programmes and advanced diagnostic tools particularly when people without symptoms are screened.  Sometimes disease is detected and needs treatment but it is also the case that disease is detected but it is something that will never matter.

Too Much Medicine? The Problem of Overtreatment

I hope you find it interesting.  Let me know what you think