Cancer screenings: What you should know

Posted at 1:39 PM, Jan 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-30 13:39:56-05

Early detection of cancer saves lives, right?

Not necessarily.

This widely-held belief drives many to get unnecessary screenings. 

That's according to a study just released by Consumer Reports.

As NewsChannel 3's Juliet Bickford tells us - many cancer tests have been oversold to the general population - and the risks of some, outweigh the benefits. Watch the video for the full story.