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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 recom... read more

New FDA-Approved Prostate Cancer Test May Change Screening Landscape

Renowned PSA screening expert ... prostate cancer may then be treated for a cancer that may not have been life-threatening if left undiagnosed or untreated. "Despite these challenges, when studied in ... 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

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Urologists say most men may skip PSA test for prostate cancer

A man with no risk factors for prostate cancer can go ... medical evidence from clinical trials instead of the “consensus opinion” of urologists, as was done in the past. The guideline acknowledges th... 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 exp... read more

Overdiagnosis—when finding cancer can do more harm than good

Overdiagnosis is one of the key things to consider when working out the balance of possible benefits and harms of cancer screening. Keep in mind ... A large study from 2013 looked at the results of di... read more

How One Family Tackled The 'Team Sport' Of Tough Prostate Cancer Choices

My first reaction to the option of active surveillance was "No." "No, no, no. No." A cancer diagnosis without any treatment seemed ludicrous. Even for prostate cancer, known as a sloth in the oncology ... read more

Bowel cancer: early detection is vital

In fact, symptoms on the whole were not found to be as good indicators of bowel cancer as once believed, says Dr Barbara-Ann Adelstein, one of the researchers and now a Clinical Research ... Local can... read more

A Controversial New Study Says Mammograms Don't Save Lives. Should We Believe It?

In late 2009, a government-appointed panel of medical experts came under withering attack for suggesting that Americans were getting too many mammograms—that early screening ... clinical trials of mam... read more

Surgery unneeded for most early-stage prostate cancer, study says

Most patients diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer ... experts noted. But overall, the clinical trial — the largest of its kind and the first in the era of widespread PSA screening — should be w... read more

New Prostate Cancer Test Shows Greater Accuracy

A new, more accurate test to detect prostate cancer may soon change the way doctors screen ... "It is not ready for routine clinical use, but the results are exciting enough to do large-scale prospect... read more

Global Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market Will Reach USD 17,200 Million By 2024: Zion Market Research

24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Zion Market Research has published a new report ... governments to generate awareness about early clinical symptoms of prostate cancer and accessibility of diagnostic & sc... read more



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