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Large clinical trials change experts’ minds on prostate cancer screening

Prostate cancer screening is now something to consider for men aged 55 to 69, according to the federal panel tasked with making recommendations for such preventative care options. In a finalized ... read more

Side effects persist after prostate cancer treatment

And a number of studies have found no proof that using PSA blood tests to screen men for prostate cancer actually saves lives. Because of that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) - an ... read more

Prostate Cancer Screening Can Save Lives, But There Is a Hidden Cost

Normally in a clinical trial ... of the European study showing that prostate cancer screening does save lives. However, the absolute benefit still isn’t large, Etzioni notes. Without any screening, ... read more

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Guidance Statement From ACP Nixes Routine PSA Testing

Men should only be screened "after they receive information about the uncertainties, risks, and potential benefits associated with prostate cancer screening," the document states. To add to the ... read more


Prostate-Cancer Screening: Men Should Forgo PSA Testing, Panel Advises

The USPSTF, which in 2009 recommended that women delay routine mammograms until age 50, based its prostate-cancer-screening guidelines on a review of previous research, including two large studies ... ... read more

ASCO 2017: 4 ways treatment could change following world’s largest cancer conference

Headline grabbing results from 2 large clinical trials showed that offering the prostate cancer drug abiraterone (Zytiga ... medicines for lung cancers with faulty EGFR. Experts said the results could ... read more

Could Duration of Prostate Cancer Hormone Therapy Be Halved?

TUESDAY, Feb. 12, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- For some men with prostate cancer, hormonal therapy to beat the disease could be safely cut from three years to half that time, a new clinical ... in the ... read more

U.S. panel recommends against PSA tests for screening prostate cancer in men of all ages

Prostate cancer screening study adds to debate over PSA tests Prostate cancer tests for healthy men? U.S. panel says no Prostate cancer experts bash panel's PSA ... end of the political spectrum An ... read more

Thousands of men with prostate cancer get risky treatment they don’t need. New approaches could curb that

But if Dr. Gerardo Fernandez is right, the green fluorescent images of prostate cells could be even more valuable, at least to the thousands of men every year who unnecessarily undergo aggressive ... read more

New Study Offers Support for Prostate Testing

For men who are weighing the pros and cons of prostate cancer screening, a new study strengthens the evidence that testing can reduce deaths from this cancer, something two earlier large landmark ... read more

Men: Are You at Risk for Prostate Health Issues?

Chances of prostate cancer also increase with age. A large prostate does not ... Network recommends baseline PSA screening for healthy men ages 50 to 70 every one to two years, based on the results of ... read more

'Individualize' Prostate Cancer Screening, Says USPSTF

The main change in the new ... may garner a benefit from prostate cancer screening and should therefore talk to their doctors about the benefits and risks of prostate cancer testing," the AUA said. In ... read more



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