Reducing Information Pollution

Prostate Cancer: Informed Decisions or Information Overload?

Source: MedPage Today
Author: Howard Wolinsky
Date: 06/17/2016
Excerpt: I thought I was about to start exploring the genomics of my Gleason 6 prostate cancer, which was diagnosed in late 2010. But then I ran into a couple setbacks. First off, my new urologist, Brian Helfand, MD, PhD, asked me to obtain the slides from my biopsy. Easier said than done. I called the office of my first urologist, the one who wanted to rush me into a prostatectomy. I was informed that the office had no record of my ever having been seen there for prostate cancer.
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