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Men should discuss prostate cancer screenings with their doctors, experts say

Experts say men ... president vows to fight prostate cancer that has metastasized] A prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, used to determine the level of a specific protein made by the prostate gland, ... read more

Guideline: Experts recommend against prostate cancer screening with prostate-specific antigen test

An international BMJ Rapid Recommendations panel, which included men at risk for prostate cancer, clinicians from relevant fields ... harms, and burdens of screening; quality of evidence for each outc... read more

Most Internet sources on prostate cancer disagree with expert panel's recommendation

"Our study results suggest that two-thirds of the online community disagree with the USPSTF recommendation against prostate cancer screening," Dr. Zhao said. An independent panel of medical experts, t... read more

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What to Know If the Doctor Says to Skip Your Prostate Cancer Screening

in recent years cases of prostate cancer (PCa) have up-ticked slightly after decades of steady decline. In response, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force in May, 2018 modified its long-held recomme... read more


Large clinical trials change experts’ minds on prostate cancer screening

Prostate cancer screening ... While some doctors and health experts may tend to focus on screening benefits and overall public health gains—i.e., the chance to catch a rare or unexpected cancer and th... read more

Doctors disagree on when to stop PSA screening

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors vary when it comes to deciding when an older man can stop routine PSA screening for prostate cancer, a new study finds ... fits into PSA screening. Of course, exper... read more

Prostate cancer screening: An expert explains why new guidelines were needed

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recently updated and modified its controversial 2012 recommendation to abandon routine screening of all men using the prostate cancer screening blood test c... read more

New Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Boost 'Shared Decision Making'

The American Cancer Society has been ... American—need to know that while screening "may be associated with a reduction in the risk of dying from prostate cancer … evidence is conflicting and experts ... read more

Experts Change Their Minds About Prostate Cancer Screening

TIME Health Newsletter Get the latest health and science news, plus: burning questions and expert tips. View Sample Sign Up Now The task force analyzed new data from two large studies of prostate canc... read more

PSA Test for Prostate Cancer Doesn't Save Lives: Study

FRIDAY, Jan. 6, 2012 (HealthDay News) -- Annual screening for prostate cancer doesn't save lives ... of prostate cancer cases in the screened arm, suggesting over-diagnosis of prostate cancer," Prorok ... read more

Md. Senate President Mike Miller has metastasized prostate cancer, faces chemo

Mike Miller Jr. has metastasized prostate cancer cast an emotional pall Thursday over the Annapolis State House, where the white-haired Calvert County Democrat has reigned for more than three decades. ... read more

Experts have new advice on prostate cancer screening. Here's why they put it back on the table

a federal panel of experts is recommending that men ages 55 to 69 weigh the potential harms and benefits of prostate cancer screening and judge whether getting tested feels right to them. A recommenda... read more



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