The US Preventive Services Task Force this week formalized their statement regarding PSA, prostate specific antigen test. Their standpoint is firm: do not routinely screen for prostate cancer by PSA.
A screening test is only for those who have NO symptoms or family history or risk factors for prostate cancer. Read on for guidelines, statistics, and the controversy. PSA? or not to PSA? …
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