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Ask Your Doctor: Do I Need This Cancer Test or Treatment? (ASCO)

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Procedures
Article Type: Advice
Language: Plain English, Spanish
Affiliation: American Society of Clinical Oncology
Format: PDF
Most recent update: 03/02/2022
Depending on your situation, you may not need some common forms of imaging, screening tests, monitoring and drug therapy for cancer. Talk with your doctor about whether you need them. Ask if other choices might be better for you.