Confused About Prostate Cancer Screening? Mayo Clinic Expert Helps Explain the Latest

Posted on June 18th, 2012 by

There is a lot of conflicting advice about prostate cancer screening. A recent U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommendation against prostate-specific antigen testing, regardless of age, has added to men's confusion about how to protect themselves from a cancer that hits roughly 240,000 new patients every year and claims 28,000 lives…Mayo Clinic urologists recommend a personalized approach to determining whether or not a patient should consider PSA screening for prostate cancer.

 

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Tags: antigen testing, Cancer, HealthCanal, prostate cancer, U.S. Preventative Services Task Force, Urology

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