Ethics dilemma: How much should patients be told if medical tests turn up something unrelated?

  • by: LAURAN NEERGAARD , Associated Press
  • Updated: December 12, 2013 - 3:52 PM

WASHINGTON — It's a growing side effect of modern medicine: A test for one condition turns up something completely unrelated. It might be a real danger, or an anxiety-provoking false alarm.

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