News tagged with prostate cancer screening

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
popularity 0 comments 1

New prostate cancer test gives more accurate diagnosis

In a large multi-center clinical trial, a new PSA test to screen for prostate cancer more accurately identified men with prostate cancer -- particularly the aggressive form of the disease -- and substantially reduced false ...

Apr 06, 2011
popularity 0 comments 0

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
popularity 0 comments 0

Age a big factor in prostate cancer deaths

Contrary to common belief, men age 75 and older are diagnosed with late-stage and more aggressive prostate cancer and thus die from the disease more often than younger men, according to a University of Rochester analysis ...

Oct 19, 2011
popularity 0 comments 0