Beware Of Patient Advocacy Groups

They Might Be Shilling for a Drug Company

A newspaper article written by two doctors attacks screening for prostate cancer, saying that the evidence to support the practice is weak. A little later, a non-profit group called “Us too! International”, which describes itself as the world’s largest “grassroots, independent, patient-focused charitable organization” speaks out.

“Us too!” tells you that prostate cancer screening saves lives and accuses the doctors who wrote the article of “journalist terrorist tactics”.

Get your FREE trial now!

Start your free 14-day trial now to read this story and

Make. Work. Better.

Already a subscriber?

Reuse and Permissions: Unauthorized distribution, transmission, reuse or republication of any and all content is strictly prohibited. To discuss re-use of this material, please contact: ; 877-668-1945.

Gordon Guyatt, MD
Gordon Guyatt MD, FRCPC, lives in Dundas, Ontario. He is an academic physician at McMaster University’s Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Department of Medicine. Reprinted from
Smiling woman. By Gabriel Silverio of

Recognition from Afar

How can you recognize your employees’ efforts while working remotely? It seems like an eternity since people were regularly working in offices across the country.

Read More »