Casting the net too wide on overdiagnosis: benefits, burdens and non-harmful disease
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Contributors WAR and YM both developed the critical analysis. WAR led on the drafting. YM reviewed drafts for revisions. Both authors signed off on the final version.
Funding WAR is supported by an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (FT130100346).
Competing interests None declared.
Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.
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