PSA Test For Prostate Cancer Not Recommended: Panel - By Julie Steenhuysen

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October 7

PSA Test For Prostate Cancer Not Recommended: Panel - By Julie Steenhuysen

Doctors criticized proposals by a government-backed panel recommending against prostate cancer screening in healthy men – saying they went too far and may put some men at risk of the deadly cancer. Herbert Lepor, MD, notes that a Scandinavian study with 14 years of follow up showed screening cut prostate cancer deaths by 50 percent.

- Herbert Lepor, MD, professor and Martin Spatz Chairman, Department of Urology and professor, Department of Pharmacology

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