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Most Practice Guideline Recommendations Based on Less-Than-Ideal Quality of Evidence

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Jan. 15, 2014 — A study published in the January issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings shows that most clinical practice guidelines for interventional procedures (e.g., bronchoscopy, angioplasty) are based on lower-quality medical evidence and fail to disclose authors’ conflicts of interest.

“Guidelines are meant to create [...]

Created by Shelly Plutowski

Mayo Clinic: High-Tech Imaging Contributing To Overdiagnosis Of Low-Risk Thyroid Cancers

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug 26, 2013 — An increasing gap between the incidence of thyroid cancer and deaths from the disease suggests that low-risk cancers are being overdiagnosed and overtreated, a study from the Mayo Clinic Center for the Science of Health Care Delivery finds. The study appears in the current issue [...]

Created by mayonewsreleases

Study Points to Care Disparities Between Urban and Rural Women with Breast Cancer

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A new study shows that rural women with breast cancer receive poorer quality care than their urban [...]

Created by Joel Streed