Before You Get Those Screening Tests, Ask These Questions – Consumer Reports

Read article - Quotes Steven Woloshin, professor of The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, medicine, and community and family medicine, about the questions you should ask your doctor before taking a screening test for signs of a disease before it shows symptoms. "It only makes sense to get screened if you're testing for something you can do something about—and if treatment is more effective when the problem is detected before symptoms develop," says Woloshin.