How Medical Screening turns Healthy People into Patients

The chasm between what the market says and what science does in modern healthcare

A drug policy researcher for the University of Victoria, Alan Cassels is a known for having a knack for finding and describing the chasm between what the market says and what science does in modern healthcare. Over the past two decades Cassels has spent much of his research energy studying clinical research and the marketing tactics of the pharmaceutical industry, including overdiagnosis and screening, turning some of that research into journalism and books, including an international best-seller

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