Why NOT treating prostate cancer 'is best for most men':
Thousands with slow-growing tumours are undergoing unnecessary treatment
Interesting article, but the sort of stuff you'd expect on a Sunday morning.
I don't dispute his argument in theory, but in practice, iit ain't so simple.
WHY do people 'insist' on treatment? Because the options have not been explained clearly enough, Professor!
And 'better not diagnosed' is, of course, utter piffle, and he should be ashamed. It might be true on a statistical analysis of the population - but for those claimed 1 in 9, it would be a premature death sentence.
I don't entirely blame the professor - though his narcissism in talking to the Mail, rather than publishing in the Lancet is sad - today's journalists will inevitably twist a story, however sensibly it started.