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Expert panel highlights patient choice for prostate cancer screen (Update)

Micrograph showing prostatic acinar adenocarcinoma (the most common form of prostate cancer) Credit: Wikipedia (HealthDay)—More men could receive PSA blood tests for prostate cancer under revised guid... read more

New prostate cancer screening guideline recommends not using PSA test

contains prostate cancer screening recommendations for using the PSA test with or without manual rectal examination of men in the general population. Based on the latest evidence and international bes... read more

When Cancer Screening Does More Harm than Good

Both the 2009 study and the follow-up, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI), use data from the same Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial. But the n... read more

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It's time for a new dialogue about prostate cancer screening

In recent days Ben Stiller made headlines for his courageous and honest account of his prostate cancer ... Reaping screening’s benefits, without the harm The USPSTF has said it is open to reviewing ne... read more


Prevention Task Force Cancels Nov. Meeting; Would Have Included Prostate Screening Vote

USPSTF chairman Ned Calonge ... controversy erupted after the need to update information on the harms of prostate-cancer screening became clear but before the full task force decided to re-vote on its ... read more

Large clinical trials change experts’ minds on prostate cancer screening

Prostate cancer screening ... with making recommendations for such preventative care options. In a finalized recommendation released Tuesday, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) revealed th... read more

Epigenomics AG (EPGNF) CEO Gregory Hamilton on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

The operational highlights ... the USPSTF issues guidelines for colon cancer screening. However, historically, they've only been done every eight years. So we are not exactly sure yet when USPSTF is g... read more

Expert panel urges Canadian doctors to stop screening men for prostate cancer

Canadian doctors are being urged to stop screening men for prostate cancer using a blood test ... Overall, about 95 per cent of men diagnosed with prostate cancer will survive at least 10 years. The n... read more

Will Ben Stiller's prostate cancer make more men get PSA testing?

"Certainly, at such a young age, having a cancer [with some aggressive features] should be taken seriously," Ginzburg said. The problem with screening -- as Brawley and the USPSTF ... studies to updat... read more

Natera, Inc. (NTRA) CEO Matthew Rabinowitz on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

As we had described previously, ACOG recently withdrew their previous guideline covering the use of cell-free DNA screening ... update on our progress in oncology with Signatera. We've shown these Kap... read more

Dr. Zorba Paster: A recommendation to stop prostate cancer screening

Either my recommendations ... USPSTF looked at the side effects of prostate cancer treatment – issues such as erectile dysfunction, urinary dribbling and recurrent radiation colitis affect up to 30 pe... read more

Expert Panel Highlights Patient Choice for Prostate Cancer Screen

TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- More men could receive PSA blood tests for prostate cancer under revised guidelines released ... diagnosed prostate cancer, making screening potentially less h... read more



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