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Doctor exposes the dangers of overtreatment
USA Today

The woman walked quietly into the busy emergency room at Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta’s safety net hospital for the poor and uninsured. She waited four or five hours to be seen, sitting patiently on a gurney and clutching a plastic bag. Inside the bag was a moist, light blue towel that held one of her breasts. She was hoping it could be reattached. Doctors in the United States don’t see cancer patients like this every day.