News tagged with prostate cancer screening

Study finds mammograms lead to unneeded treatment

Mammograms have done surprisingly little to catch deadly breast cancers before they spread, a big U.S. study finds. At the same time, more than a million women have been treated for cancers that never would ...

Nov 21, 2012
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Doctors can now detect hard-to-diagnose prostate cancer

Researchers have successfully developed and tested a new prostate cancer screening method that uses the combined power of a novel drug therapy and changes in PSA levels over time to identify men with a high PSA who are more ...

Aug 09, 2012
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Many men with prostate cancer can avoid early surgery

(Medical Xpress) -- New research suggests that many men with prostate cancer do not need immediate treatment, especially if they have low PSA scores or low-risk tumors that are unlikely to grow and spread.

Jul 19, 2012
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Expert panel suggests PSA test may benefit some men

(HealthDay) -- Men with a life expectancy of more than 10 years should talk with their doctor about getting a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test for prostate cancer, an expert panel recommends.

Jul 16, 2012
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