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- Website: Informed Health Online
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Screening tests are more useful if the disease is serious, if the test is reliable, if the test is not harmful and if the disease has better treatment options when detected early. Screening is not a diagnosis and can sometimes lead to a false alarm. This resource includes questions to ask your doctor.
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screening test, disease, early detection, testing, diagnostic test
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Rated on: 1/9/2015 4:00:17 PM
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