Blog: The controversy over Theranos misses the larger point
rmsbell200 at YAHOO.COM
Tue Mar 1 04:25:54 UTC 2016
Is the patient ordering their own lab work any worse than buying very questionable placebo botanicals from a health store to treat a thousand and one conditions?
And I would not be surprised if subtle changes in blood work linked with some condition such as shingles that in turn would suggest using a specific cancer test still to be developed to diagnose early cancer.
Also, our mutations, linked to blood work, and social habits and life style over time I would suspect would show cancer correlations. Bring on the computers, data bases, and accurate lab tests!
> On Nov 10, 2015, at 2:57 PM, Stephen Martin <stmartin at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> This is a thoughtful and urgent message -- one that connects with our DEM conference session on technology and diagnostic error. Except this one is by a medical student! Props to author Vamsi Aribindi.
>> http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2015/11/the-controversy-over-theranos-misses-the-larger-point.html <http://www.kevinmd.com/blog/2015/11/the-controversy-over-theranos-misses-the-larger-point.html>
>> The controversy over Theranos misses the larger point
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