News tagged with prostate cancer screening

Does screening asymptomatic adults for disease save lives?

New paper published online today in the International Journal of Epidemiology says that randomized controlled trials (the gold standard method of evaluation) show that few currently available screening tests for major diseas ...

Jan 14, 2015
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Recommendation against PSA test goes too far: expert

(Medical Xpress) -- A draft recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force calling for an end to routine PSA testing for healthy men age 50 and older goes too far, says a prostate cancer expert at the Siteman Cancer ...

Oct 12, 2011
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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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