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Highlights of USPSTF Updates to Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines

In May, the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSF) released a final recommendation on prostate cancer screening that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. We discussed ... read more

USPSTF Updates Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations

The new statement emphasizes shared decision-making on screening for men aged 55 to 69 years who are at average risk for prostate cancer. The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has updated its ... read more

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

(HealthDay)—More men could receive PSA blood tests for prostate cancer under revised guidelines released Tuesday ... of their diagnosed prostate cancer, making screening potentially less harmful, said ... read more

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Panel issues new guidelines for prostate cancer screening

More men could receive PSA blood tests for prostate cancer under revised guidelines released Tuesday by ... of their diagnosed prostate cancer, making screening potentially less harmful, said USPSTF ... read more


AAFP Updates Its PSA Screening Recommendation

used to formulate its final recommendation statement on PSA screening for prostate cancer, which was released May 8. The AAFP and USPSTF recommendations on the topic share similarities, but whereas ... read more

USPSTF recommendation statement on screening for prostate cancer

The USPSTF ... PSA-based screening for men 70 and older. Background: The USPSTF routinely makes recommendations about the effectiveness of preventive care services. This latest statement is an update ... read more

Update on Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines

As of October 2011, however, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) no longer recommends that men older than 50 years routinely receive PSA testing. [3] This is because there is no consensus ... read more

New Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Don't Go Far Enough (Op-Ed)

A disturbing trend has been emerging in my practice over recent years: More men are being diagnosed with aggressive prostate ... USPSTF recommendations over the years for who should undergo ... read more

Task force recommendation ‘step toward harmonizing’ prostate cancer screening approaches

Several aspects changed since 2012 that led the USPSTF to update its recommendation for men aged ... commends the USPSTF for its decision to maintain its upgraded recommendations for prostate cancer ... read more

Study finds screening linked to reduced risk for prostate cancer death

which is timely in light of expected updates to prostate cancer screening recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). September is also Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, ... read more

'Individualize' Prostate Cancer Screening, Says USPSTF

The main change in the new guidance for prostate cancer screening ... update, the task force "has in fact provided a strong rationale for what is commonly happening in practice today, despite the ... read more

Prostate Biopsy Rates Fall Following Guideline Updates

Prostate biopsy ... major publications addressing PSA screening. From 2005 to 2014, biopsy rates fell 33% from 64.1 to 42.8 per 100,000 persons per month, with immediate reductions following the 2008 ... read more



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