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How Marketing Drives Up Medical Lab Tests—and Your Costs

A front-line doctor dissects in The New England Journal of Medicine why a $30 pap smear test to detect cervical cancer now costs $1,000 or more. And how the marketing practices behind that exponential, and unnecessary, jump in costs could lead to a rise in cervical cancer deaths.

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