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U.S. Panel: No PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 7:10 pm (UTC-5)
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An expert medical panel is planning to recommend healthy men forgo a common test that screens for prostate cancer. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is set to release a report next week saying the so-called PSA test is unhelpful, but not because it fails to identify people with the cancer. In fact, the test, […]

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U.S. Panel: No PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 6:45 pm (UTC-5)
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An expert medical panel is planning to recommend healthy men forego a common test that screens for prostate cancer. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says the so-called PSA test is unhelpful, but not because it fails to identify people with the cancer. In fact, the test, which measures the level of the prostate-specific antigen […]

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