The Atlantic – This article quotes H. Gilbert Welch, professor of medicine, community and family medicine, and of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, from a panel discussion at the Aspen Ideas Festival Spotlight Health session last week. Welch notes that although medical screening sometimes saves lives, it can also lead to overdiagnosis, overtreatment and medical harm.
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The Scientist – Quotes H. Gilbert Welch, professor of medicine, the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and community and family medicine, from a recent op-ed on genome testing in the Los Angeles Times.
Few words cause as strong a reaction and carry as much weight as “cancer.” But as doctors and scientists have known for many years, the term comprises an enormous range of conditions.