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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 t... read more

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 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 breast-can... read more

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Guideline: USPSTF recommends against PSA screening except in men 55 to 69 years who express a preference for it

Update of the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) 2012 recommendations on screening for prostate cancer using prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing. The USPSTF commissioned a systematic revie... 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

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

The Resurgence of Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Not So Fast, But Get Ready

Notably, these recommendations supplemented the prior USPSTF proposal in 2008 that recommended against PSA screening ... circus highlights a number of important considerations surrounding the literal ... read more

GPs should not screen patients over 70 for prostate cancer, researchers say

‘In men 70 years of age and over, the USPSTF recommended against PSA screening for prostate cancer.’ The guidelines added that for men aged ... ‘The committee is currently planning its next update and ... read more

Should prostate cancer screening be different for black men?

Earlier this month, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued new recommendations ... average risk of prostate cancer, it meant fewer black men received screening even though they were a... read more

ESOU 2019: Why Genetic Tests are Not There Yet

When Dr. Moul is considering an individual for hereditary screening he ... all men with metastatic prostate cancer Specific hereditary tests include Invitae or Color, which many insurers now cover giv... 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

Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer: How to Do It Right

The effect of the USPSTF PSA screening recommendation on prostate cancer incidence patterns in the USA. Nat Rev Urol. 2017;14:26-37. 8. Tosoian JJ, Carter HB, Lepor A, Loeb S. Active surveillance for ... read more



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