Post Profile






New Prostate Cancer Screening Rules Fail to Curb PSA Testing

The number of PSA tests ordered in the U.S. to screen men for prostate cancer hasn't changed in recent years, despite new guidelines.
read more

share

Related Posts


New prostate cancer screening guideline recommends not using PSA test

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

A new Canadian guideline recommends that the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test should not be used to screen for prostate cancer based on evidence that shows an increased risk of harm and uncertain benefits. The guideline is publi...

Does fewer PSA tests mean less prostate cancer?

Health : Harvard Health Blog

Fewer men are being given PSA tests to screen for prostate cancer. As screening rates have fallen, so have the number of prostate cancer diagnoses. This probably also means that fewer men are receiving potentially unnecessary treatm...

PSA for prostate screening unaffected by changes in screening guidelines

Health : EurekAlert: Health

(UT Southwestern Medical Center) Controversy over prostate cancer screening guidelines that discourage use of PSA tests did not significantly reduce use of the test, a five-year review of more than 275,000 visits at UT Southwestern ...

UT Southwestern Researchers Find Use of PSA for Prostate Screening Unaffected by Changes in Screening Guidelines

Health : Newswise Medical News

Controversy over prostate cancer screening guidelines that discourage use of PSA tests did not significantly reduce use of the test, a five-year review of more than 275,000 visits at UT Southwestern Medical Center showed.

Beyond Ben Stiller's Beloved PSA, Prostate Cancer Screening Must Improve

Technology : Forbes: Tech

Ben Stiller's suggestion that PSA testing saved his life is re-igniting the debate over the controversial screening method for prostate cancer—and putting the spotlight on the need to improve detection and monitoring with emerging t...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC